On the Fourth of July, Dr. Maya Rockeymoore, president, CEO, and founder of the Center for Global Policy Solutions, tackled the reality of our country’s exclusionary Declaration of Independence in her op-ed, “A Declaration of Inclusion on Independence Day.” But, in the following days, we were reminded yet again that the “inalienable rights” our country’s […]
Author: Jessica Shotwell
Jessica Shotwell is a Health Equity Intern at the Center for Global Policy Solutions, where she focuses on evidence-based policy research. Her interests include the social determinants of health, racial/ethnic health disparities, and social policy reform. She is currently a Senior at Middle Tennessee State University, and plans to attend graduate school to get her Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Policy.
On June 12, 2016, a horrific attack at Pulse, a nightclub in Orlando, Florida, left 49 innocent people dead and 53 more wounded. Two key factors in this mass shooting warrant special attention: it occurred on Latin night at a gay bar. However, at the height of news coverage on the incident, the intersectionality of […]