(inspired by Ann Friedman)
My collaborators and/or people that support/Have supported Me and my career
Leah Fabiano-Smith, Ph.D, CCC - minor advisor and emotional support
M. Adelaida Restrepo, Ph.D, CCC - master's advisor and undergraduate research mentor
Brian Snyder - former bossman and emotional support
Chris Ayers - creative behind The Vocal Fries' logo and other stuff
Nick Shelby - partner/Rilo's co-parent who makes great music (and The Vocal Fries jingle!)
Organizations I support
Child and Family Resources - I'm a board member. They do great things like using science-based (!!) approaches to helping children and families
The Primavera Foundation - I served as an AmeriCorps State Member at this organization that provides pathways out of poverty through safe, affordable housing, workforce development, and neighborhood revitalization
Abortion Fund of Arizona - because the right to abortion is a fundamental human right and lack of access disproportionately harms marginalized people
The Loft Cinema - independent art cinema in Tucson
Finding your local campus pantry and donating. Mine is UA Campus Pantry.
Finding your local bookstore and supporting them. Mine is Antigone Books (in Tucson) and Changing Hands (in Phoenix).