Category: News

Active Voicers, Assemble! Chicago workshop kicks off inaugural fellowship year

“Find your voice. Own your voice. Don’t be afraid” Five college journalists drawn from campuses from coast-to-coast got a two-day crash course in movement-building from experts in the legal, nonprofit and public-relations fields. The Aug. 18-19 workshop marked the kickoff...

/ August 21, 2016
Making Sistory - Active Voice interview with the Klibanoff sisters

Making Sistory – Active Voice Focus on the Klibanoff Sisters

By Holly Speck What do you get when you combine sisters and history? Very literally, you get – Sistory! Here at Active Voice we are all about female journalist empowerment in the present and fighting censorship for the future, but...

/ July 15, 2016

Introducing our Fellows

These five young women from colleges across the country will spend the academic year working on a free speech service project in their communities aimed at maximizing the voices of female high school journalists.

/ July 12, 2016

FIU panel has some choice advice for would-be media moguls: Keep your insecurities to yourself

“Sit in the front row and raise your hand every chance you get.” “You don’t have to wear every insecurity you have on your sleeve.” Leading women in media and communications dished out some tough-love advice for the next generation...

/ June 7, 2016

Submit your stories to us for #SpeakUpSunday

#SpeakUpSunday is an Active Voice campaign to document the inappropriate comments and sexist statements that female journalists receive on a regular basis. We are currently accepting submissions for our first #SpeakUpSunday, coming this week. You can submit your experience via email...

/ March 21, 2016

New research finds female high school journalists bear the burden of censorship

Today at a SXSWedu panel, researchers from the University of Kansas released the results of a survey about the prevalence of censorship in high school media. The team, led by Peter Bobkowski and Genelle Belmas, questioned 461 high school student...

/ March 10, 2016