The First But Not The Last: 9 Latinas Who Made Political History

Throughout history, Latinas have paved the way for future generations at multiple levels of leadership. As we recognize Hispanic Heritage Month this year,… Read More

What Makes Disabled Women Powerful Leaders

  According to the Centers for Disease Control, one in four American adults has a disability. However,… Read More

Why LGBTQIA+ Women Should Run for Office

  by Angie Esquivel Hawkins As a queer woman of color, I have been encouraged by the increased attention paid to queer… Read More

How To Balance Public Perception with Self-Care

“I am a feminist, and what that means to me is much the same as the meaning of the fact that I am… Read More

Balancing It All by Councilwoman Aimee Newton

I remember it vividly… my husband and I were laying in bed one October night in 2013. I had several people approach me… Read More

Redrawing the Picture

Picture this – a female staffer to a big-city mayor spends weeks preparing ten roundtable participants for a detailed discussion on economic development… Read More

Why Social Workers Should Run For Elected Office

To say things took a turn in politics in 2016 is an understatement. I was starting my first job post-graduation in Child Welfare… Read More

Running For Office As An Introvert

by Bri’ ana Odom, MS.Ed So you want to run for office, but not sure if you can? The thought spurs from a feeling that… Read More