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Nadya Okamoto founded Period when she was 16.

Nadya Okamoto founded Period when she was 16.

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  • We talk with Nadya Okamoto, who founded a nonprofit organization as a Portland high school student. Period distributes menstrual products to women experiencing homelessness. We hear from Okamoto about how her work has evolved into the policy world and how she balances Period with her course load at Harvard.
  • In late April, a list of alleged sexual predators was posted in a bathroom at Grant High School. Since then, students have pressured the administration to respond to sexual violence at the school. Grant High School juniors Fia Leek and Mackenzie Lawrence join us.

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