My First Job: Day One @ Crisis Text Line

Fourteen months ago, I came across the New Yorker article, “R U There?” I learned about Crisis Text Line, a life-saving organization on a mission to provide support to those in crisis. I applied to be a volunteer crisis counselor, spent forty hours training, and began taking conversations by the end of 2015. I had […]

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2016 in Review

As the final votes were tallied, I was confused. My headspace had been dominated by politics for the past six months. Over the course of this period, I had found clarity in my convictions and strength in my impression of positive progress in our country. That underlying belief was dealt an unexpected blow as the […]

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