Alumnae/i in the News
Many Rockwood graduates are making waves across the country, and around the world. Following are some recent stories and accolades.
Rockwood alum, Joe Goode’s piece, “Hush,” reviewed
Rockwood alums pictured in photo as part of The New York Times story, "As Critics United, Stalled Battle Against Frisking Tactic Took Off."
Rockwood alums, Linda Sarsour (National Advocacy Director, ACCESS/National Network for Arab American Communities), Fahd Ahmed (Legal and Policy Director, DRUM), Lumumba Akinwole-Bandele (Senior Organizer, NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund), and Priscilla Gonzalez (Director, Organizing, Communities United Police Reform) are pictured in a photo as part of The New York Times story, "As Critics United, Stalled Battle Against Frisking Tactic Took Off."
Rockwood alum Barbara Arnwine honored with Feminist Majority Fearless Trailblazer Award
Rockwood alum, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law President & Executive Director, Barbara Arnwine, was honored with a Feminist Majority Fearless Trailblazer Award.
Rockwood alum, Mary Kay Henry on The Colbert Report
Rockwood alum, Mary Kay Henry, President of SEIU, was on The Colbert Report to discuss the fast food workers strike.
Nine Rockwood alum arrested at immigration reform protest in Washington, DC
Nine Rockwood alum were arrested at an immigration reform protest in Washington, DC: Deepak Bhargava (Executive Director, Campaign for Community Change), Heather Booth (Democracy Partners and President, Midwest Academy), Gregory Cendana (Executive Director, Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance), Sarita Gupta (Executive Director, Jobs with Justice), Marielena Hincapié (Executive Director, National Immigration Law Center), Andrea Cristina Mercado (National Campaign Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance), Phil Radford (Executive Director, Greenpeace), Angelica Salas (Executive Director, Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles), and Miriam Yeung (Executive Director, National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum).
Rockwood alum, Jotaka Eaddy and Anna Galland get 1.5 million people to sign an online petition calling for federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman
Rockwood alum, Jotaka Eaddy, Senior Advisor to the President & CEO and Senior Director of Voting Rights of NAACP, and Anna Galland, Executive Director of MoveOn.org, collaborated to get 1.5 million people to sign an online petition calling for federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman
Leading from the Inside Out alum, Ben Jealous, on CNN
President & CEO, NAACP, discusses George Zimmerman trial verdict.
Leading from the Inside Out alum, Ilyse Hogue, on Hardball with Chris Matthews
President, NARAL Pro-Choice America, addresses Texas abortion restriction legislation.
Cross-Movement Leading from the Inside Out alum, Jotaka Eaddy, on MSNBC
Senior Advisor to the President and CEO, and Senior Director, Voting Rights, NAACP, talks about the Voting Rights Act.
Art of Leadership for Philanthropic Leaders alum, Rea Carey, on NPR
Executive Director, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, interviewed for All Things Considered story, “Gays and Lesbians Turn Fight to Workplace Discrimination Ban.”
Leading from the Inside Out alum, Barbara Arnwine, on Melissa Harris-Perry
Executive Director, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law discusses Voting Rights Act.
Leading from the Inside Out alum, Michael Brune, and Art of Leadership alum, Michael Shellenberger, on KQED Forum with Michael Krasny
Executive Director, Sierra Club, and President, The Breakthrough Institute, discuss Obama’s new climate plan.