Fortunately, one of my connections (a.k.a. my co-worker) told me about WIN, the Women's Information Network. It's like a Rosetta Stone for young, pro-choice, Democratic women in D.C., and one of the best things I've done while here.
This week on Yetta Kurland LIVE! I spoke with David Badash of The New Civil Rights Movement about marriage equality in the UK and Illinois, gays in the Boy Scouts, Ed Koch and more. Then we talked to Rachel Eve Stein of Women's Information Network NYC about women's empowerment in New York.
My family is from Somalia and came to the United States through political asylum. I'm a proud first-generation American woman, and I grew up constantly reminded of my fortune to be born in the United States -- and the unyielding opportunity to build your own destiny here.