Environmental and Reproductive Justice Alumni Fellows:
A native of the Pioneer Valley, Jessa Orluk graduated from Hampshire College in May of 2014. She concentrated in political ecology, taking classes in environmental justice, economic and political theory, geography and climate policy. Outside of class, Jessa found a passion in community work. She aims to combine these two interests with a career in law. Beginning in fall 2015, Jessa started her law school journey at Vermont Law School.
Originally from New York City, Senti graduated from Hampshire College, where she majored in women and gender studies and creative writing. She has been involved in various reproductive justice organizing, working with NARAL Pro-Choice America in New York and DC. While attending Hampshire College, Senti was a leading student organizer of the Civil Liberties & Public Policy (CLPP) annual conference “From Abortion Rights to Social Justice: Building the Movement for Reproductive Freedom”. She has written as a columnist for Mic on issues of feminism and politics, and her interests include exploring the intersections of race, class, gender, sexuality, and pop culture.
Martha Pskowski is a 2013 graduate of Hampshire College with concentrations in political ecology and development studies. Martha has researched environmental and immigration issues in Mexico and Central America since 2012, contributing to publications such as CIP’s The Americas Program and Truth Out. Her research as a Fulbright grantee (2014-15) is on the impacts of international climate policy in indigenous communities in Southern Mexico.
Courtney is a graduate of Hampshire College and is currently studying to become a midwife and womens/trans/queer health nurse. Previously, Courtney directed Justice Now’s prison closure and anti-sterilization abuse campaigns. She helped start a syringe exchange program at HIPS, collaborated with imprisoned activists to create a Hepatitis C & HIV guide, and provided support to people experiencing birth, abortion, and miscarriage through The Doula Project.