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.
Role 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.