This post has been a long time in the making.
This post is about a personal experience I had with a so-called progressive employer.
But I’m an anti-oppression educator. Silence doesn’t protect me. (that’s from a quote by Audre Lorde)
My realization that I needed to make my story (more) public happened while reading this lengthy article called White feminist privilege and feminist organizations. I had an epiphany of sorts.
Please read it. It’s a bit longer than most online articles but well worth it.
Sections of that blog speak directly to an experience I had a few months ago. I had been volunteering with a well-known leftist/progressive organization for years, then was a staff/employee/independent contractor person for about a year.
Then I was fired.
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