Tanyanika Samuels

kristen kendrick Named Vice President of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Racial Justice at American Jewish World Service  

kendrick looks forward to deepening learnings among the global staff about tackling white supremacy culture and colonialism.  New York, NY — Today, American Jewish World Service President and CEO Robert Bank together with Executive Vice President Venus Devnani announce the promotion of kristen kendrick into a new leadership position, Vice President of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion …

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Showing Up for Women and Girls: Shyleen’s Fight

Shyleen recalls the moment that sparked her activism.   A woman was giving birth in her backyard near her home in Kisii County, southwestern Kenya. As midwives hurried about helping her, passersby crowded around, gawping. What should have been a private moment turned into a spectacle. Even now, years later, the memory of it is still …

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