About Jerica Deck

Jerica Deck is an editorial intern at Global Citizen. She studied journalism and communications at Hampton University. Jerica can almost always be found in a library. When she’s not reading, she’s crafting a spoken word piece or lip syncing to Solange’s album. Jerica is a feminist, foodie, and a Netflix fanatic. She’s passionate about fighting inequality and advocates for human rights.

Stories

  1. Article: Confused by Climate Change, Japan's Famous Cherry Blossoms Bloom Six Months Early
    Environment

    Confused by Climate Change, Japan's Famous Cherry Blossoms Bloom Six Months Early

    By Jerica Deck|Oct. 19, 2018

    The pink flowers usually bloom in March or April. Read more

  2. Article: Violent Protesters Bully Menstruating Women Away From Hindu Temple
    Girls & Women

    Violent Protesters Bully Menstruating Women Away From Hindu Temple

    By Jerica Deck|Oct. 18, 2018

    After the Supreme Court revoked a temple's gender ban, devotees protested. Read more

  3. Article: This Fashion Campaign Breaks Convention With an All-Asian Cast of Models
    Citizenship

    This Fashion Campaign Breaks Convention With an All-Asian Cast of Models

    By Jerica Deck|Oct. 17, 2018

    Prabal Gurung’s new fall campaign celebrates diversity and women of the Eastern World Read more

  4. Article: Seoul Begins Offering Free Menstrual Products to Help End Period Poverty
    Girls & Women

    Seoul Begins Offering Free Menstrual Products to Help End Period Poverty

    By Jerica Deck|Oct. 12, 2018

    Young girls in the city now have access to free period products in several public spaces. Read more

  5. Article: Nadia Murad Is Using 100% of Her Nobel Peace Prize Money to Fight Sex Trafficking
    Girls & Women

    Nadia Murad Is Using 100% of Her Nobel Peace Prize Money to Fight Sex Trafficking

    By Jerica Deck|Oct. 11, 2018

    Murad was awarded the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize last week. Read more

  6. Article: This Woman Raised $15,000 for Cancer Research by Recycling for 21 Years
    Environment

    This Woman Raised $15,000 for Cancer Research by Recycling for 21 Years

    By Jerica Deck|Oct. 10, 2018

    Gia Tran turned recycled trash into thousands of dollars one bottle at a time. Read more

  7. Article: Today Is Native American Women's Equal Pay Day — Here’s What You Should Know
    Girls & Women

    Today Is Native American Women's Equal Pay Day — Here’s What You Should Know

    By Jerica Deck|Sept. 27, 2018

    Native American women would need to work 21 months to make what white men in the US make in a year. Read more

  8. Article: These Women Are Making Sports History as the First Female Team to Announce an NFL Game
    Girls & Women

    These Women Are Making Sports History as the First Female Team to Announce an NFL Game

    By Jerica Deck|Sept. 26, 2018

    “Bringing two female announcers together to call an entire NFL game has never been done before.” Read more