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Jazmin Kay

Jazmin Kay

Journalist, Activist, + Political Organizer

Washington, Washington, D.C.

Journalist and organizer passionate about engaging youth voices to cultivate positive change.

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LEVO

Editorial Intern at Levo League

As an intern for Levo, I was able to learn about different aspects of the editorial process

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United States Senate

Intern for U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Served as an intern in the United States Senate for Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand (D-NY), assisting her press and digital, legislative, and constituent affairs teams.

Career

The White House

Content and Engagement Intern

As the youngest White House intern at eighteen, I served in the Office of Digital Strategy under President Barak Obama. Here, I authored over 12+ for The White House Blog, developed social media content, and pitched innovative ways to engage with the American people.

Read more here: https://search.archives.gov/search?query=Jazmin+Kay&op=Search&affiliate=obamawhitehouse

Center for American Progress

Voting Rights and Civic Engagement Reporter at Generation Progress

Wrote two articles per week and monthly feature stories covering topics and current events concerning two of my passions, Voting Rights and Civic Engagement and it impacts on young people. Through The Center for American Progress.

http://genprogress.org/about/bio/jazmin-kay/

Seventeen Magazine

Contributing Writer

At age seventeen, I wrote an article for Seventeen about my journey with body acceptance. Having so many girls reach out to me about how my article helped them accept themselves was AMAZING!

http://www.seventeen.com/life/real-girl-stories/a30368/how-i-learned-to-love-my-stretch-marks/

The Huffington Post

Blogger

Contributing writer and blogger for HuffPost Teen. I have wrote about topics such as college, mental health, and feminism to name a few!

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jazmin-kay/

Feminist.com

Youth Director

-Helped with social media presence on outlet such as Facebook, Twitter, etc.
-Advised on how to involve youth with Feminist.com initiatives, content, and events
-Reported on current trends on youth and pop culture regarding feminism

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George Washington University

Bachelor's Degree , Political Science

I am a current student at The George Washington University studying politics and communications in my favorite city, Washington, DC!

I am also President for the largest student organization on campus and most active chapter of College Democrats!

Education

Bard College

Excelled BRIDGE Student , Political Science and Government

Participated in upper-level college classes including "Religion and Political Thought" and "US Politics in the Long Term" during my junior and senior year of high school.

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Activism starts young!

As part of my high school senior project on modern youth-led social change, I was able to to teach a class to a group of seventh graders on how to use their voices. Additionally, I completed a 20-page senior thesis and a TED-talk style lecture to my entire school on my work with activism inside and outside of my community!

ABOUT

The words I live by

"You are what you do, not what you say you will do."-Carl Jung

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Skills

Blogging, Social Media, Youth Engagement, Nonprofits, InDesign, Microsoft Office, Wordpress