On Saturday, Oct. 19, several local organizations teamed up with Period, a national nonprofit founded by Nadya Okamoto and dedicated to ending period poverty and stigma, to host a rally, part of the first-ever National Period Day. Nationally, organizers held more than 60 coordinated rallies, across 50 states and four countries.

The Princeton rally was held from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Hinds Plaza, with around 100 community members present. The event was coordinated by lead organizers Annabelle Jin, a junior in high school and co-president and founder of the chapter of Period at Moorestown High School; Tanvi Koduru, a sophomore in college and the chapter leader and founder of Period at Rowan University; and Chai Kim, a senior in high school and co-president of Period at Moorestown. READ MORE >>

By Paige Allen, The Daily Princetonian
Originally Published in The Daily Princetonian on October 20, 2019