The Paisano

Why Didn’t You Say Anything Sooner?

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Diana Amaya

March 30, 2018

One of the first questions after someone has accused another person of sexual assault, harassment or misconduct is, “Why didn’t you say anything sooner?” With many starting a dialogue about what it means to move past such harmful interactions, we have seen more open discussions about being on...

Our words matter

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Samantha Ceballos

March 29, 2018

Empowerment is for everyone. No one person or group should be treated as though they do not deserve to succeed or move up in the world. We are all worthy of feeling empowered because we all matter. Empowerment is not meant to isolate certain groups while making others feel more powerful. Our words...