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Welcome Spring 2012 Prevention Program Interns

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The Partnership welcomes Anna Johnson, Ana Marie Zipagan and Erin Everett – our Spring 2012 Prevention Program Interns.

A graduate from San Jose State, with a BA in theatre arts, 
Ana Marie Zipagan heard about the Partnership’s Prevention Program Internship through various links her women’s studies teacher sent her. She is interested in helping to prevent and raise awareness about domestic violence, having been inspired by topics addressed in her women’s studies class, and participating in events such as “Take Back the Night.” Ana Marie will be working on the Partnership’s Teen Dating Violence Prevention Policy Initiative and the Prevention Generations Web Conference for youth leaders working to promote healthy relationships and prevent dating abuse. Former occupation: City Lights Theater Company. Aspiration: To be part of the “fourth wave” of feminism, which would include, as mentioned by Shelby Knox in a talkback, an end to rape culture. Speaks: English, Tagalog.

Erin Everett is a second year law student at Berkeley Law School, Boalt Hall, at UC Berkeley. Prior to starting law school Erin worked for two and a half years in North Lake Tahoe with one of the Partnership’s members, Tahoe SAFE Alliance (formerly Tahoe Women’s Services). In addition, she spent four glorious months travelling around South America. Erin will be working on the Partnership’s Teen Dating Violence Prevention Policy Initiative. She is excited to have the opportunity to work with the Partnership and learn first-hand how the process of creating systemic change actually works. Speaks: English, Brazilian Portuguese. Favorite food: potatoes.Childhood career aspiration: homicide detective.