Jessica Havens is Chicago-raised, Denver-based essayist for Stories Connect. She is an educator, facilitator and consultant who works to engage our hearts and stories in conversations on identity & power, gender & race, oppression/privilege & spirituality. Jessica holds a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education and a Master of Arts in Women and Gender Studies. Her Master’s thesis is entitled Of Heart, Mind & Belonging: Reflections on Anti-Racist White Identity Development.
Jessica writes a monthly essay on topics including attending to the emotional self, developing an anti-racist ideology and power and privilege. Read Jessica’s archive here at ST and follow her at wefightforitall.com.