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Assemblywoman Shanique Speight discusses period poverty

Our guest for this episode of There’s Sumter About It is New Jersey Assemblywoman Shanique Speight. She is a colleague and a friend.

Today, we discuss an important issue for women and girls everywhere—the need for menstrual equity and the ongoing fight to end period poverty.

Assemblywoman Speight is the author of more than 21 pieces of legislation on this issue. Our conversation will be lively and informational.

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Assemblywoman Shavonda Sumter entered the New Jersey General Assembly in 2012. She has served in the executive leadership as Deputy Speaker and Majority Conference Leader. Assemblywoman Sumter currently represents the 35th Legislative District that includes parts of Bergen and Passaic County.