Content warning: Sexual assault Reporting and talking about trauma is one of the many challenges survivors of sexual assault face. Especially for college women, whose age bracket experiences sexual assault at the highest rate, they need safer spaces to have these brave conversations and report their experience. This is where the “Campus Accountability Safety Act” enters the scene to expand upon the work of Title IX and the Clery Act.
The time is now to step into our political leadership and show up for our communities.
The number of women who are the breadwinner in their households is increasing tremendously in the United States. At present, women represent over 60% of the workforce in the country. When women become pregnant at some point during their employment, they should have access to a supportive work environment where they do not have to risk between their health and job.
“If not us, then who? If not now, then when?”
These are the words of a man that fought, bled and organized tirelessly for marginalized groups to have the right to vote.
As the 2021- 2022 Georgia legislative session begins, there still lacks a comprehensive reproductive education within our state’s public school system. Local advocates and state lawmakers such as Representative Debra Bazemore are prioritizing young menstruators’ health by calling for tampon education.
This year began with all eyes on the state of Georgia. Georgia’s Senate runoff election captivated the nation as two democratic candidates challenged Georgia’s long-standing Republican control of Senate seats.
Social media advocacy, in a nutshell, is using the power of your social media platforms to inspire your fans, followers, and connections to support a cause by taking action. You don’t have to be a celebrity or an influencer to be a digital advocate and make an impact.
At IGNITE National, we are learning how to become better allies everyday and want to uplift the voices of our Black community who are leading the way. This blog post contains a list of resources for Black Lives Matter, including educational resources, ways to get involved and more.