Name: Brittany Adames
Major: Writing, Literature, Publishing '20
Minor: Marketing Communications
Pledge class: Fall 2019
What made you decide to join Zeta?
Wanting to find a sense of community on campus.
What are you involved in on campus besides Zeta?
RA in LB, POWER, Concrete Literary Magazine, and WECB.
How has Zeta helped you professionally and personally?
Zeta has helped me foster connections with people whose presence and love mean the world. This is a community that genuinely makes one feel wanted. There are so many people willing to lend their support in job search efforts, resume-building, and guidance. It is the perfect meld of professional and personal.
What are three professional goals/aspirations you have?
I want to get my MFA in poetry, elevate underrepresented literary voices in the publishing industry, and of course, write a book.
What is a piece of advice you would give to your freshman self?
The first step is to heal.
What is an organization you'd like to highlight and bring attention to or a cause you're passionate about?
Woke Foods—they are a food justice worker-owned co-op devoted to plant-based healing and land sovereignty by focusing on traditional Dominican and Afro-Caribbean foods. They currently have COVID-19 meal supply donations set up to assist in NYC mutual aid efforts.