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NEWS  
   
March 2012: Elizabeth serves on the advisory board for the Asian American Writers' Workshop's "After 1989: Race After Multiculturalism" event series.  
   
February 2012: Elizabeth serves as judge for the Women's Media Center's "Girls' State of the Union" video contest.  
   
November 2010: In Jay-Z's new book Decoded, he cites Elizabeth's essay on him from the book Classic Material as one of the inspirations for his song "Public Service Announcement."  
   
October 2010: Elizabeth Méndez Berry's oped on street harassment in El Diario helps inspire the first ever United States city council hearing on street harassment of women and girls, on October 28 in New York City. Read her testimony here.  
   
August 2010: Elizabeth Méndez Berry is selected by the French American Foundation for its "Young Leaders" program, a cultural exchange program in which, "each year, a small group of up-and-coming leaders between 30 and 40 years old, from French and American government, business, media, military and the non-profit sector, is chosen to participate in an intense five-day meeting in one of the two countries." Previous participants include Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, Gwen Ifill and former French Prime Minister Alain Juppe. Press release.  
   
IN THE PRESS  
   
March 1, 2012 : Univision News, “As headlines of a Chris Brown and Rihanna reunion fade, domestic violence remains a huge issue in the Latino community and beyond,” by Angie Romero.  
   
November 4, 2010: Village Voice, “How a Village Voice Reporter Helped Write the Second Verse of Jay-Z's 'Public Service Announcement',” by Zach Baron.  
   
October 29, 2010: El Diario, “Piropo o Acoso en la Calle,” by Gloria Medina.  
   
June 28, 2010: Los Angeles Times, “Chris Brown’s BET Breakdown,” by Ann Powers.  
   
March 31, 2009: Village Voice, "Another Love TKO," by Raquel Cepeda.  
   
March 8, 2009: Houston Chronicle, "Love and Abuse in the Spotlight," by Jemimah Noonoo.  
   
March 4, 2009: Richard Prince's Journal-isms, "Vibe Story Anticipated Chris Brown-Rihanna Discussion," by Richard Prince.