Episode 52: Ashley’s Story: Empowering Homeless and In-Need Women to Experience Their Periods with Dignity

Ashley Novoa, Founder of the Chicago Period Project
Ashley Novoa, Founder of the Chicago Period Project
Ashley Novoa, Founder of the Chicago Period Project

Ashley Novoa, founder of the Chicago Period Project, joins the 1 Girl Revolution podcast to share her life story – including being a first generation immigrant and now being a mom, how the Chicago Period Project, and more about their incredible work to empower women and combat period poverty.

The Chicago Period Project empowers homeless and in-need women to experience their periods with dignity by providing the supplies and “period kits” to them. They work with local schools and shelters in Chicago, but their work has now spread across the U.S. They have also provided period kits and supplies during relief efforts in Texas, California, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, Florida, and more. 

Don’t miss this interesting discussion about women, their periods, and period poverty on this week’s episode of the 1 Girl Revolution podcast!

For more information on Ashley and the Chicago Period Project, please visit their website.

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Episode 216: St. Francis Ministries and St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf in Uganda – Rannah

This week on The 1 Girl Revolution Podcast we welcome our friend Rannah to the show, founder of St. Francis Ministries + the St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf in Uganda. You may be familiar with Rannah and her work because we’ve covered her through the years, but this is a powerful, inspiring, and in-depth look into how Rannah decided to go to Uganda and how St. Francis Ministries and the St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf in Uganda came to be. 

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