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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 17. “Program for Action,” a Birth Control Federation of America poster depicting the organization’s approach to establishing birth control services, undated. Planned Parenthood Federation of America Records (PPFA I), SSC. More
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 211–235.
Published: 01 September 2008
... programming, one that has become the template for rap videos. There is a struggle for power and control among artists, record labels, video directors, music video outlets, and (according to the labels and video programmers) the consumer audience. This can be interpreted as an example of the downfall...
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 12. “Possible Results of Project,” a list of potential outcomes of a Negro Service program, which Margaret Sanger compiled for inclusion in a funding proposal to Albert Lasker, circa 1939. Florence Rose Papers, SSC. (See Supplement 2 [2 pp.].) More
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 107–135.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Azza Basarudin; Khanum Shaikh Abstract This article discusses the vexed relationship between women’s activism, state security, and feminist empowerment by focusing on the Department of Homeland Security’s Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) initiative, a program that seeks to build partnerships...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 149–201.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Cuban federada women involved in the State’s campaign to consider how the Revolution’s macro program was implemented and carried out at micro level. The narratives of these local agents in the everyday spaces of the campaign provide a bottom-up lens which can be juxtaposed with the Revolution’s...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 65–85.
Published: 01 December 2016
... a broad overview of the conceptual catalysts that shape the approach of COMPUGIRLS, a National Science Foundation–funded technology program. The overview demonstrates how intersectionality and education activism can nurture the dispositions of girls of color to become techno-social change agents...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 260–275.
Published: 01 March 2018
... period. Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism 16, no. 2 (2018): 260-275. Copyright © 2018 Smith College. doi: 1o.2979/meridians.16.2.07 260 The annual fund-raising goals for each of NEWHP's component programs are: National Office Core Program - Self-Help Atlanta, Georgia Goal: $600,000 Center...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 308–325.
Published: 01 March 2018
... health outcomes, and cultivate positive relationships with themselves and others (Future of Sex Education Initiative 2012). Historically, CSE program developers targeted particular sexual health issues (e.g., teen pregnancy prevention, HIV/AIDS, etc.) and loosely tailored curricula to broadly defined...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 393–415.
Published: 01 March 2018
... throughout America, butsince the activity of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority was necessarily limited, it directed its program to the Negro concentrated in the rural South where inescapable prohibitions imposed upon him by the social and political systems there stand between him and other possible sources...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 177–185.
Published: 01 September 2001
... was an attempt to address this problem through a writing workshop for women on welfare, but lack of funding compelled us to discontinue the program after two years despite its success in empowering its members. Economic censorship, which functions by denying access to quality education, combined with a public...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 137–167.
Published: 01 March 2004
..., such as a counselling center (as of 2000), a library providing free textbooks for students, a drug rehabilitation program, and blood-donation and eye camps. While providing many services for an impoverished population, AAES sets its sights on educating the adolescent girl, since it is at this age that bastigirls (both...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 183–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
... YorkCity where she is Distinguished Professor of English at the City University ofNew Yorkand teaches in the M.F.A. program at Hunter College and the Ph.D. program at the Graduate Center. ALEXANDRA LYNN BARRON is an assistant professor at St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas. She teaches...
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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 213–215.
Published: 01 September 2000
... and Social]ustice Program for the Brazil Office of the Ford Foundation. She is working on a new book, tentativelyentitled Contentiou(sTrans).formationsF:eminisRt eadingosfCivilSociety, SocialMovementasndTransnationaOl rganizingin LatinAmerica. AMRITABASU,a memberofthe MeridianEs ditorialBoard, teaches...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 163–192.
Published: 01 September 2005
... on Violence Against Women, which draws on the government's mandate to address specific forms of violence articulated in the 1995 UN Beijing Conference on Women and the Program of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in 1994'' (1996). As a result of the efforts...
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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 85–109.
Published: 01 September 2000
... own local women's studies program and of the institutional formation of women's studies more generally (Brown 1997). As this cursory review suggests, the politics surrounding women of color classes have much to tell us not only about the current relation of women of color to women's studies, but also...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 120–124.
Published: 01 March 2004
... of an alternative approach that goes beyond mere inclusion to actually centering women of color in the organizing and analysis. That is, if we do not make any assumptions about what a domestic violence program should look like but, instead, ask what would it take to end violence against women of color, then what...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 215–218.
Published: 01 November 2018
... a decade after its articulation the Smith Design fomented transformations that allowed for Meridians to be imagined, conceptualized, and established at the college by the Women’s Studies Program and, in turn, fostered epistemic, demographic, and paradigm shifts led by critical women of color in the U.S...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 268–271.
Published: 01 March 2004
... Women's AIDS organization in the Southeast region of the United States. In addition, Dazon is the National Program Director for the Center for Human Rights Education that specializes in women's rights as a human rights issue. As a consultant, Dazon is a senior educator with the WILLOW Study...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 227–233.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Center (SWP),the only legal and social services program in the United States dedicated to those working in the sex industry, whether their involvement is coerced via trafficking, circumstantial, or chosen. SWPworks with approximately 200 clients annually. Over half of them meet the legal definition...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 205–217.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., the practice of an emergent construct, within-group oppositional gaze, and the self-evaluative perceptions of Black women may serve as a place of resistance and an act ofliberation. (hooks1992;\Vest2008) My recent behavioral change and program evaluation research expands this descriptive concept of hooks...