Dear Future Platform Interns
From the moment I had my interview to the last day of the internship, I knew I was surrounded by women who are doing the utmost to uplift, support, and protect each other.
For far too long, the voices of young women, non-conforming, non-binary, and femme folx have been pushed aside for politicians’ personal interests. At Platform, we give those voices megaphones. Keep reading to learn about what they really have to say.
In the first piece for Amplified, Evie interviewed Cherice Hopkins, a social justice leader and staff attorney at Rights4Girls. Cherice explained why the rates of arrests and incarceration of girls of color are increasing, and how we can all be a part of the solution to this problem.