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Damian in his office

Kaaryn, a social program director

Kaaryn is director of the Welfare Rights Education and Advocacy Program at the Women of Color Resource Center. She researches and writes, and organizes other activists concerned about welfare issues.

Kaaryn talking to a colleague
Open quoteRole models? I can think of a lot of people who served as anti-role models, people who were doing jobs they just didn’t like and who were inflexible about making changes in their life. I think those people led me to where I am today, by showing me who I didn’t want to become.End quote

Steven, an office clerkDamian, a public relations managerKaaryn, a social program director