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Women Hold Up Half the Sky

Patricia Jackson, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in Medium. “Women throughout history have led revolutions. On February 28, 1917, women demanding bread for their children marched in the streets  …”

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Rising our Voices

Patricia Jackson, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in Medium. “Taunts and threats cannot silence our voices. From the moment he leaves Trump Tower to his arrival in Washington, D.C. for the Inauguration …”

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Gail Emrick, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Daily Beast. “It was thought that there was only one wild jaguar left in the U.S. But a second “big cat” was spotted recently in Southern Arizona and …”

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You Should Save Preventive Services So Preventive Services Will Be Around To Save You

Lisa Soltani, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Huffington Post. “President-elect Trump and the Republican leadership continue to declare their intent to largely reverse the Affordable Care Act (ACA) …”

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Wishing for a better year

Liz Baker, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in Medium. “2016 has been labeled as “the worst year ever,” “cataclysmic,” and “cursed.” Over the past week newspapers, TV shows, and blogs have published  …”

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7 Ways to Raise Awareness of Violence Against Women

Patricia MacCorquodale, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in Women’s eNews. “As a 20-something, I spent the last night of my first live-in relationship locked in my car, trying to stay warm …”

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We must keep Social Security for all Americans

Patricia Jackson, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Hill. “Incoming Republicans’ attacks on Social Security is not the first, but it is a serious threat. Their fear-based propaganda is a tactic used to justify privatizing a system that has supported retirees, people with disabilities and ..”

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‘Slacktivism’ that works

Jennifer Earl, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Conversation. “In 2013, an online petition persuaded a national organization representing high school coaches to develop materials to educate coaches about sexual assault and how they could help reduce assaults by their athletes. Online petitions …”

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Our Voices Matter and Not Just on Reality TV

Michelle Pitot, 2016-2017 Fellow. The piece was first published in Medium. “Another season of “The Voice” has come to an end, with a finish that surprised many loyal viewers when Sundance Head beat out Billy Gilman in a classic story of the underdog winning out over the favorite with far more experience. Since September …”

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I’m Wearing A Safety Pin, And I’m With You

Jennifer Earl, 2016-2017 Fellow. “Many people who opposed Donald Trump began wearing safety pins to signal their solidarity, their status as allies, and their continuing opposition to the president-elect. The idea drew from post-Brexit days when some British wore safety pins to show their solidarity …”

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