August Corppetts is an undergraduate student at Gonzaga University majoring in Political Science and minoring in Leadership Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies. She is the Vice President of the Gonzaga Black Student Union and a Social Justice Peer Educator. Her passion for education, social justice, and history informs her servant leadership style. After graduation, she hopes to attend graduate school for African American Studies or Political Science, and would also want to attend law school.
Lizzie Koontz Weeks was an early suffragist, activist, and the first black social worker in Portland, Oregon. Weeks was possibly born in 1886 in Washington, D.C. to mixed-race parentage. Although not much is known of her early life, she moved to Portland, Oregon where she … Read MoreLizzie Koontz Weeks (ca. 1886-1976)