Photo by Sriram Shamasunder

POWERFUL WORDS FROM WRITERS OF COLOR AND ALLIES 
WHO BACK WORDS WITH ACTION
Congratulations to all the awesome writers that are part of the Write Now! community. Look at what they've already published during the pandemic.

• Francée Covington, San Francisco writer, in Ms. Magazine
https://msmagazine.com/2020/07/07/uneasy-lies-the-head-of-the-black-mom/

• Sue Granzella, East Bay elementary school teacher, in McSweeney's Internet Tendency

https://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/foolproof-safety-tips-for-teachers-returning-to-the-classroom

• Shawna Sherman, African American Center, San Francisco Public Library in USA Today: https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/voices/2020/06/03/coronavirus-contact-tracer-covid-19-california-column/5309779002/

• Sandra Bass, Associate Dean, Director of the UC Berkeley Public Center Center
in the Daily Cal: https://blogs.berkeley.edu/2020/06/05/we-need-to-move-from-ritualized-responses-to-reparations/

• Sriram Shamasunder, MD, UCSF teaching physician, co-founder HEAL Initiative

https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/When-is-it-going-to-stop-UCSF-team-15263009.php

• Aqueila Lewis-Ross, Benicia Herald:  http://marysusangast.com/going-the-distance/

Displaced from the Bay Area by the pandemic, but still part of our community:

• Shizue Seigel: San Francisco Public Library, Poet Laureate Kim Shuck's Poem of the Day, May 14, 2020  https://www.facebook.com/sfpl.org/photos/a.89015335608/10157964692000609/?type=3&theater

Raluca Ioanid & Shizue Seigel: pieces in the upcoming anthology (Her)orics: Women’s Lived Experience of the Pandemic: http://joanellserraauthor.com/heroic/

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