Michelle Seyler

Guest Blogger

Immigration Lawyer

Los Angeles, California

Michelle Seyler lives in Los Angeles where she works in immigration law, providing naturalization and family-based services to the community. She has also worked directly with survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, both in the immigrant community and at a domestic violence shelter. Before moving to California, Michelle lived in Washington, D.C., where she worked to protect the rights of whistleblowers, both domestically and internationally. Michelle received her J.D. from the University of the District of Columbia, David A. Clarke School of Law and her B.A from American University. You can follow her on Twitter @4WomenWorldwide or her website at michelleseyler.com.


Posted Feb. 23, 2018

I Was Sexually Abused by Another Student and It Never Should Have Happened

In my creative writing class in high school, I envisioned a fantastical future where I worked as a district attorney…

By Michelle Seyler

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Posted Mar. 19, 2018

Here’s How You Know When You Need to Check Your Microaggressions at the Front Door

If I had money to wager, I’d bet that if you’re a female teacher, this has happened to you. You’re in a meeting and you…

By Shanna Peeples

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Posted Mar. 19, 2018

It’s Damn Near Impossible to Be a Teacher-Leader and Still Teach

A few weeks ago, I was out of the classroom. When I came back, the substitute teacher’s notes were not good. “I wish I could…

By Tom Rademacher

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Posted Mar. 20, 2018

Black Girls Need More Than Michelle Obama

There’s danger in the singular Michelle Obama Black girl role-model narrative. There has been a beautiful picture circulating of a young African-American girl looking up…

By ShaRhonda Knott-Dawson

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