“Activism is my rent for living on the planet.”
I appreciate the work Kella is doing at Yopp! to bring social justice issues to the fore, not just by highlighting them, but offering pathways to remedies. I subscribe to her site, recommend it to anyone who is serious about their activism, and I am happy to share with you her most recent effort. / J.D.
“Now is a better time than ever to subscribe to Yopp!, the social justice blog that helps people whose lives suffer from social, financial, and legal factors outside their own control and educates others on how they can be part of that effort. As of January 6th, when you subscribe, you’ll receive a Free Guide to Being an Awesome Ally. This article includes ten great tips on how to be an ally for any cause and is very beginner-friendly.” Kella Hanna-Wayne
- Putting the “active” in activism: An interview with activist writer and blogger, Kella Hanna-Wayne, Jamie Dedes, The Poet by Day
- PEN America Calls for Trump Administration to Open Migrant Camps to Journalists’ Scrutiny: What You Can Do To Close the Camps, PEN America, Jamie Dedes, Kella Hanna-Wayne, The Poet by Day
- Using Social Interactions to Create Change, Kella Hanna-Wayne, The BeZine
“A poet’s work . . . to name the unnamable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world and stop it from going to sleep.” Salman Rushdie
KELLA HANNA-WAYNE (Yopp) is a disabled, chronically/mentally ill freelance writer who is the editor, publisher, and main writer for Yopp, a social justice blog dedicated to civil rights education, elevating voices of marginalized people, and reducing oppression; and for GlutenFreeNom.Com, a resource for learning the basics of gluten-free cooking and baking. Her work has been published in Ms. Magazineblog, Multiamory, Architrave Press and is forthcoming in a chapter of the book Twice Exceptional (2e) Beyond Learning Disabilities: Gifted Persons with Physical Disabilities. For fun, Kella organizes and DJ’s an argentine tango dancing event, bakes gluten-free masterpieces, sings loudly along with pop music, and makes cat noises. You can find her on Facebook, Twitter, Patreon, Medium, and Instagram.
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