SAFER is always looking for passionate young people to write for its blog. If you’re interested in becoming a SAFER blogger, send your resume and a short writing sample to email@example.com. Women of color and LGBT-identified writers are encouraged to apply.
Darci Jenkins is a second year master’s student at the School of Social Service Administration (SSA) at the University of Chicago. Her concentration is social administration and she is interested in research, policy, and advocacy work on anti-violence issues, particularly sexual violence. She is also in the Violence Prevention program of study at SSA, which is the only graduate-level Program of Study in the nation. Her alma mater is the University of New Hampshire where she received a dual bachelor’s in Psychology and Justice Studies. She volunteered at the rape crisis center at UNH for three years. She also interned and worked for a year and a half at the local rape crisis center serving the seacoast in NH. She is extremely passionate about eliminating sexual violence in our communities. She intends to work hard at providing preventative tools to communities in order to prevent sexual violence from plaguing society.
Madalena McNeil is a sophomore at Virginia Tech. She is pursuing a B.A. in International Studies. Madalena is an active member of Sexual Assault and Violence Education by Students, an advocacy program at Virginia Tech. She enjoys writing, traveling, and Hokie football.
Heather Mueller is a recent Ithaca College graduate. Throughout college, she was in a local SAFER organization and, for two of those years, she was Ithaca’s SAFER President. She now lives in in the D.C. Metropolitian Area and works as a consultant at Booz Allen doing Policy Analysis.
Michelle Postorino is a graduate student at Montclair State University, working toward a certificate in human sexuality education. She is a Peer Health Advocate and Health Promotion Volunteer at the school’s Drop-In Center, a resource and referral center on campus. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Media Studies from Rutgers University, where she worked as a Sexual Health Advocate. She has a passion for spreading the word about health and sexuality. In her spare time she loves to bake, practice yoga, and peruse blogs.