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IDEAS | ACTION | JUSTICE

Issue #1

Spring 2021

About the Contributors

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Ihinosen Akhagba, is a graduating senior who is a Sociology Major with a Minor in Government & Politics. She is interested in urban sociology/urban studies and more specifically urban/community development, affordable housing, and urban public health issues.

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Jovana Askovic, student-athlete and Biomedical Sciences undergrad, is passionate about global equality, health equity, and bridging gaps between racial, ethnical, and gender inequalities.

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Eghe Adodo is Biology Major  and Sociology Minor who is interested in gender and racial inequalities especially in the health and incarceration realms. He is planning to become a medical doctor and will devote his career to serving underserved and marginalized communities to dismantle health care disparities.   

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Christine Arago, Class of 2020 alumni and current Masters in Public Health Candidate, is interested in racial justice and equality in medicine. 

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Sara Rodia is a junior English major and Sociology minor who is highly interested in intersectional feminism. 

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Zhuolin Ou is a Senior with a Childhood Education Major in the School of Education, concentrating in Psychology. 

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Keilah Jones Martin is a Junior Global Development and Sustainability major from Trinidad and Tobago. Her goal is to pursue a career in public health and health policy, community development, and diplomacy.

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Stephanie Martinez, Sociology Graduate Student, is passionate about the equality and social justice of marginalized groups, feminism, systemic racism research and advocacy for abused and neglected children. 

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Crismari Edua, an aspiring lawyer and professor who is currently in the Master's Program for Sociology, is passionate about social justice, migration, diversity, and inclusion.

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Mikah Jones is a graduating M.A. Sociology student, planning to move on to a doctoral program in the Fall 2021.

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Helen Ayala is a current student of the M.A. Sociology program and earned a B.S. from St. John's University.

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Ashley Quinlan is a master's student at St. John's University who is passionate about social movements for racial justice and gender equality.

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N’Jaia Dorvil is a Sociology graduate student. She enjoys learning about feminism, mental and physical wellness, human rights, and healthcare reform.

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Meischa Sineno is a graduating M.A. Sociology student whose interests include housing and education inequalities. 

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Jenny Lau is an undergraduate sociology student who actively studies and participates in initiatives for sustainability, urban poverty, and mental health accessibility.

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Dayna Stropkay, M.A. Liberal Arts, believer in our untold story, seeker of our greater purpose in life, "looking into the face of the other"

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Ariana Junor, recent graduate of Government and Politics with an Africana Studies minor, is passionate about migration, social justice movements, and African diaspora research. 

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Erin Obaonrin is a junior Sociology major, with a minor in Psychology. She is committed to studying how systems of oppression affect the individual psychologically, and how we may begin healing through the utilization of visual and performing arts. 

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Dani Black is a junior Sociology major. 

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Jillian Rosa-Figueiredo, a Sociology and Spanish major at St. John’s University, is passionate about immigration, migration, criminal justice reform and social justice. 

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Alexa Salotti is a graduating Psychology Major and Sociology Minor. 

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Olivia O’Malley, graduating with her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology, is interested in feminism and social equality and looks forward to furthering her education after graduation. 

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Sasha Pavlova is a graduating M.A. Criminology and Justice student. 

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Paula Brooks is a graduating M.A. Sociology student. 

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Jo Padgett Herz, a M.A. Sociology alumnae, is currently working at Depaul USA running a supportive housing program for St. John's students.