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ivoh | November 16, 2017

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AboutGloria Muñoz, Author at ivoh

Gloria Muñoz

Gloria Muñoz is the Web Editor for Images and Voices of Hope (ivoh). Her experiences include teaching writing at universities and NGOs in the US and India, co-directing outreach programs with non-profits serving low-income first-generation students, and writing for print and online publications. Gloria's writing has been honored by the Estelle J. Zbar Poetry Prize, the Bettye Newman Poetry Award, the New York Summer Writer’s Institute Fellowship, the Doris Duke Foundation, and the Think Small to Think Big Artist Grant. She earned a BA from Sarah Lawrence College and an MFA from the University of South Florida. Gloria is also a co-founder of Pitch Her Productions, a non-profit production company dedicated to the advancement of women in the film industry. You can reach her at .

Posts By Gloria Muñoz

“Dolores” continues the fight for racial and labor justice

September 25, 2017 |

Dolores Huerta leads the audience in chanting “Who’s got the power? We’ve got the power!” at a screening of the new documentary about her life, Dolores, in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 15. Photo by Kara Newhouse.


By Kara Newhouse

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Back to class: Reporting in Indigenous Communities

September 18, 2017 |

Reporting in Indigenous Communities student, Haley Lewis, in the field. Photos courtesy of RIIC. 


By Mike Wallberg

Mike Wallberg is an award-winning freelance journalist based in Vancouver, Canada. Follow him on Twitter: @MikeWallberg.





Journalism students at … Read More

From Harvey to Irma: How Americans come together after disaster

September 14, 2017 |

Storm response for Hurricane Harvey; August 2017. FWC photo by Gus Holzer. Flickr/Creative Commons.




Floods, destroyed homes, broken power lines, stress and uncertainty all loom in the aftermath of hurricanes. During the past few weeks, we’ve experience Harvey, … Read More

Cloudscape Comics depicts refugee stories in Vancouver

September 12, 2017 |

Oliver McTavish-Wisden at work on a comic. Photo courtesy of McTavish-Wisden. 


By Allison Griner

Allison Griner is a freelance journalist and a 2013-2014 fellow with the International Reporting Program. Follow her on Twitter at @alligriner.




The story unspooled … Read More

Body Positive activists transcend gender

September 5, 2017 |

Body positive Instagrammer Troy Solomon. Image courtesy of Solomon.


By Elissa Sanci Elissa Sanci is a freelance New York-based journalist who covers a wide variety of topics ranging from arts & culture to local government. She is currently studying … Read More


Turquoise Mountain illuminates Afghan arts and culture

August 27, 2017 |

Views from inside the Turquoise Mountain exhibition at the Freer|Sackler galleries in Washington, DC. Photo credit: Kara Newhouse


By Kara Newhouse

Kara Newhouse is the creator and host of the Women in STEM podcast and a 2015 ivoh summit attendee. You can … Read More

Welcome to Widowhood: Finding community inside of grief (in the digital world)

August 24, 2017 |

Sergiusz, Rachael Cerrotti’s late-husband, enjoys the fourth of July nearby his in-laws home outside of Boston. It was his first Independence Day as a husband and an immigrant to the United States. July 2016. All images by and courtesy of Rachael … Read More

ivoh fellow Anna Claire Vollers shares how immigration changed Sand Mountain

August 21, 2017 |

David Uptain spent most of his 30-year career as an educator on Sand Mountain, in and around his hometown of Crossville, Ala. When immigration changed the landscape of his community, he worked to draw students of different backgrounds closer together. … Read More

Charlottesville solidarity vigils across the nation inspire unity

August 14, 2017 |

Community members gather in Saint Petersburg, Florida for a candlelight vigil to show solidarity with Charlottesville.  




The last time I attended a vigil was in February at the Association of Writers & Writing Programs conference (AWP), where … Read More

Radio Erena: A radio hotline for refugees fleeing dictatorship

August 14, 2017 |

A group of Eritrean refugees in Calais, France, return to an open field where they sleep, in an industrial area close to the city’s port. Photo by Allison Griner. 


By Allison Griner

Allison Griner is a freelance journalist and a … Read More