Archive for the ‘Women, Generally Speaking’ Category

Call For Submissions: What Does Being a Woman Mean to You?

For Women’s History Month, I am curating a project that will amplify diverse ideas and experiences about and with womanhood. I am interested in your authentic responses, be they glowingly positive or enduringly painful– be raw, be real, be you. I am asking one simple question: What Does Being a Woman Mean to You? You […]

Feminista Jones @ Center for American Progress

Hello, hello! On Dec. 12, 2016, I joined a progressive think tank to have a conversation about how we can support and defend the working class in the Trump era. It also aired on C-SPAN.             Enjoy!!  

Witnesses To Hunger: My New Work in Philadelphia

I’m happy to share that I am the new program manager of Witnesses to Hunger, a national community advocacy organization compromised of caregivers of children who live in poverty and navigate food insecurity and other devastating effects of poverty. I moved to Philadelphia from my home, NYC, to embark on this new endeavor and my […]

The Hidden Costs of Sexism in the Workplace

I met with one of my staff yesterday for supervision and we had a brief discussion about a workgroup I’m leading that examines the agency’s anti-sexual harassment policies. The workgroup is focusing specifically on interactions between program participants and staff (I am a social worker), and identifying ways in which we can support staff and […]

The Perilous Life of a Woman Writer Online

I have been blogging consistently since 2004 and I began getting paid for my written words in 2012. Though I have published a novel, have appeared in anthologies and journals, and speak publicly, most of my content appears online. My work has been featured in the digital spaces of publications like TIME, EBONY, Salon, Washington Post, BlogHer, and […]

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