Independent Historian

Eileen Walsh is an academic historian, BA-History, UC Santa Barbara; MA and Ph.D.-History, University of Minnesota Twin Cities. Co-author of Handling the Sick: The Women of St. Luke’s and the Nature of Nursing, 1892-1937 (winner of the 2004 Lavinia L. Dock award for outstanding research and writing, by the American Association for the History of Nursing). Currently working on a study of race in early Hawai’i nursing. Retired from CSU Fresno’s History and Women’s Studies Departments, she works as a substitute public school teacher and instructional assistant in San Diego, California.

Laphonza Romanique Butler (1979- )

On October 1, 2023, California Governor Gavin Newsom chose well-known labor organizer and political strategist Laphonza Butler to be the next US Senator from California, following the death of long-serving Senator Dianne Feinstein on September 29, 2023. Butler, who was sworn in by Vice President … Read MoreLaphonza Romanique Butler (1979- )