Creating the future Leslie Knopes of the world

So here’s a fun game: Spot Kate among the 8th graders! Last week I volunteered as a mentor for Girls’ Day at the State House with the Maine Women’s Policy Center. It was an amazing day, but as you can probably see from the picture of my group, I was often mistaken for one ofContinue reading “Creating the future Leslie Knopes of the world”

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Feminist (magazine) issues

I recently did something I haven’t done in a few years… I bought a copy of Teen Vogue. It’s not that I don’t like the magazine (I follow it on every social media platform), but I thought I had outgrown it. When I saw Amandla Stenberg on the cover, though, I jumped on it. NotContinue reading “Feminist (magazine) issues”

Girl Up does Black (women) History Month

As a white girl from a very small town in New Hampshire, I’m hardly an expert on the history and accomplishments of black women. Nevertheless, I ended up giving a presentation on this very topic to a group of sixth and seventh grade girls on Monday. I recently started volunteering with Girl Up, a UnitedContinue reading “Girl Up does Black (women) History Month”