I started a blog!

I started a blog!

Hello people of the world and beyond! My name is Amy Cruz, new Gender+Women’s Studies Major! I want to tell you about my Activist project for the wonderful class, Feminist Activism. Here’s some background: I have anxiety and depression. It is hard to me to speak out or speak up, let alone get out of bed sometimes. Taking part in Activism is hard for me.

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Consider Yourself, What?

Terms Involving Activism

Terms Involving Activism

As a young adult in the 21st Century, we are often relied on to change the injustices in the world.

Social, political, and economical injustices damage our society and can carry on into future generations. It’s our job to make society a better place for our children and grandchildren, to change all the wrongs in the world. It’s our job to inform, show, and support those who stand up and have their voices heard. Activism is the key to solving our problem in the world. This is what we all should be doing to better our community. But, first you much ask yourself…am I an activist?
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Kat’s Activism Story

In 2006 I saw a commercial on TV. It started with people in shorts, T-shirts, and hats, all wearing some form of teal or a teal ribbon. “I run for my Mom,” one woman said. “I run for my sister,” said a young man. “We walk for awareness,” said two parents holding young children. Continue reading