Watching her was hell. I was just so sad that this is where we are as a nation. Dr. Ford should never have had to come forward because Kavanaugh should never have come this close to the supreme court. I didn’t even know what informed consent was at 16.
I didn’t know I could fight.
I didn’t know I had choices and I didn’t now what options I had or who I could turn to. I thought I was meant to be abused.
I thought I was meant to be hit and silenced.
Like Dr. Ford, I know wh
Recently I was asked to write up a draft of a speech about poverty and inequality. I don’t know what its final incarnation will look like but I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it. Inequality as a state of disparity has long been the focus of social work practice. “Both activists and scholars have long noted that different citizens fare differently based on certain aspects of their presumably inalterable identities” (Dr. Ange-Marie Hancock, 2007). Povert