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so INTERNSHIP, yeah??
basically, i’m working with “Auntie” Claudia F Kaercher, founder of Island Liaison. Island Liaison is an organization which assists and guides Pacific Islanders - primarily Micronesian peoples - in the Valley with acclimating to American life and finding/utilising resources in realms such as healthcare access and education. Auntie also has a hand in local festivals such as Matsuri in February and AZ Aloha Fest in March!
my intern role includes shadowing Auntie to lunches/dinners, meetings, and events as well as volunteer/community work and light photojournalism for the ASIAN SUNews!!!
ahhh it’s going fantastic so far and aloha fest is tomorrow and just yAY!!! i have learned so much and am so humbled to be working with such an incredible woman.
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Found this in a stall in the girls restroom at my school. Hell yes
I HAVE THREE WORDS THAT WILL BRING JOY TO YOUR HEART:
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When people of colour are expected to educate white people as to their humanity, when women are expected to educate men, lesbians and gay men are expected to educate the heterosexual world, the oppressors maintain their position and evade their responsibility for their own actions.
Audre Lorde (via stories-yet-to-be-written) —
Project for my Social Psych class last semester. This poster series was created to 1) challenge these internalized stereotypes by bringing them to the viewer’s attention and 2) expand the range of role models by including a diverse group of women. Each poster follows the same basic pattern: a woman who has demonstrated her competency in a particular area refutes the stereotype that appears above her in the form of “Girls can’t …”. While the posters target girls ranging from children to young adults, I expect the message would also cause people outside that demographic to question their own beliefs about women and power. I designed each aspect of the posters with several principles of social psychology in mind:
What I hate the most about gentrification is the message that it sends. It’s not until a neighborhood is going through gentrification (PoC out, White people in) that it is worthy of health food stores, better security, and other infrastructures that promotes living well.