Colleen Echohawk ’09 (Seattle, BA) was awarded the Martin Luther King Medal of Distinguished Service. The annual award recognizes individuals whose work has answered the question asked by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “What are you doing for others?” She is the Executive Director of the Chief Seattle Club and founder of the Coalition to End Urban Native Homelessness.
Dr. Janet Dewart Bell ’74, ’15 (Antioch Maryland, BA and GSLC, PhD and a member of Antioch’s Board of Governor’s) was quoted in the recent NY Times roundtable article “‘I Feel Proud, and I Feel Mad as Hell’: Gloria Steinem on Ms. Magazine and Feminism Today.” “Janet Dewart Bell, Ms. contributor: My mother thought the title “Ms.” was absolutely brilliant — that it brought dignity, that it brought power and understanding of equality. She felt, even though she never used the term “intersectionality,” that it made women more alike than different.” Read the full NY Times article here. Read Dr.