Joanna is a 2014 graduate of Western Kentucky University, where she was the spring 2014 editor of the College Heights Herald. She is also the former new media associate for Teaching Tolerance. Williams is currently an Emerson Congressional Hunger Fellow in Washington, D.C.

Articles by Joanna

And the Winners Are...

Meet the recipients of the 2016 Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Don’t Forget About Black Girls

Black women are among the most represented groups in higher education enrollment by race and gender—but that doesn’t mean Black girls don’t face unique struggles in our education system.

Flagler County: A Case for Suspension Abolition

A troubled Florida community becomes a pioneer in discipline reform.

Picturing Inequality

Use this infographic to learn about inequality in the juvenile justice system and the damaging effects of the school-to-prison pipeline.

What Would You Do?

The TT audience weighed in on a school dilemma ripped from the headlines: ‘Students petition to display Confederate flag at school, turn in 300 signatures.’