Julia Clardy

Julia Clardy is a junior at Gann Academy in Waltham, MA. She is passionate about creative writing, environmentalism, and social justice. She edits the school literary magazine, plays flute in the chamber orchestra, and participates in Poetry Club, Environment Club, and Feminism Club. This year she hopes to start her own club focusing on intersectionality and race relations in her community. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, bike riding, and reading (preferably feminist literature).

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How a Jewish Civil Rights Activist Taught Me to Fight for All Rights

Posted by Julia Clardy on February 15, 2018

Facing History is proud to feature young voices on Facing Today. Julia Clardy is a high school student who is part of the Rising Voices Fellowship, a program of the Jewish Women’s Archive (JWA). She wrote this piece as a Fellow, noting how one young Jewish civil rights activist helped her see that fighting for social justice goes beyond just fighting for those in your own inner circle. This piece was originally published on JWA’s blog, Jewish Women, Amplified.

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