Episode 62 | “We Are Ill”: Redefining What Sick and MS Look Like — feat. Victoria Reese & Lauren Work

Lauren Work & Victoria Reese, co-founders of “We Are Ill”

We round out MS Awareness Month with a conversation with Victoria Reese and Lauren Work — cofounders of We Are Ill.

We Are Ill is a nonprofit organization with a mission to redefine what sick looks like. We Are Ill will bring attention to and unite female-identifying women of color battling MS. We will do so through a supportive social media network, political and social advocacy, educational programming, and in-person and online support groups. 

Find them on the web at http://weareillmatic.com, Instagram @weareillmatic and their members-only Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/weareillmatic/.

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Myelin & Melanin™ Podcast

Podcast hosted by Dawn and Daana — two Black women musing about life with Multiple Sclerosis. Dawn is a 44-year-old mother, living in the Atlanta, GA area. She was diagnosed with RRMS in 2000. She has a BA in American Studies from SUNY Buffalo and completed her graduate work in English as a Second Language at American University.