Erica Sackin is the Senior Director of Communications for Mozilla, and has been working in political communications for more than a decade. She ran digital outreach for the Obama 2012 campaign, building the campaign’s blogger and progressive media outreach strategy Prior to that worked as the Communications Director at Planned Parenthood of New York City. In addition to Rewire, her writing has appeared in publications such as The Awl, The Hairpin, Free Williamsburg, NY Press, Brooklyn Paper and the LA Times.
Going home or getting together with relatives for the holidays is always a stressful time, but if your family members are the type who regularly protest outside the local Planned Parenthood, you know that this holiday is going to be a doozy. Luckily, we have some tips for surviving those awkward conversations.
The holidays are upon us! Going home or getting together with relatives for the holidays is always a stressful time, but if your family members are the type who regularly protest outside the local Planned Parenthood, you know that this holiday is going to be a doozy. Read on, and bring some diplomacy and understanding to the table along with that pumpkin pie.
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