Sara Wilkerson

Sara Wilkerson

Sara Wilkerson is a recent graduate of Bucknell University with a B.A. in Film & Media Studies. Sara transferred to Bucknell after graduating from Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, with an A.A. in Mass Media: Media Studies under a full tuition scholarship awarded by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. While at Bucknell, Sara was involved in numerous student-run publications, was president of the Bucknell Film Club in Spring 2019, and studied abroad in Bath, England, in fall 2019. Having graduated, Sara seeks to start her career in media as a writer.


Recent Work

April 7, 2021
by Sara Wilkerson
Protecting the Arts in Higher Education

This week Americans for the Arts, a leading arts advocacy nonprofit organization, is hosting the National Arts Action Summit, a... Read More

This week Americans for the Arts, a leading arts advocacy nonprofit organization, is hosting the National Arts Action Summit, a virtual week-long summit that brings together arts advocates from around the country to hear from experts on arts policy, arts education and more. The summit is... Read More

April 2, 2021
by Sara Wilkerson
BPC Report Shows How Mental Health Can Become Part of Primary Health Care

WASHINGTON - The Bipartisan Policy Center recently released a comprehensive report outlining legislative and regulatory changes that need to be... Read More

WASHINGTON - The Bipartisan Policy Center recently released a comprehensive report outlining legislative and regulatory changes that need to be made in order to make mental health a part of Americans’ primary health care experience.  In conjunction with the report’s release, the BPC hosted a webinar... Read More

April 1, 2021
by Sara Wilkerson
Meeting the Needs of Disabled Students During COVID-19 and Beyond

This week, the Hunt Institute, a non-profit that brings together people and resources to inform elected officials and policymakers about... Read More

This week, the Hunt Institute, a non-profit that brings together people and resources to inform elected officials and policymakers about key issues in education, hosted a webinar discussing how students with disabilities could be better served during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. The discussion was moderated... Read More

March 26, 2021
by Sara Wilkerson
Lessons Learned on Motivating Voters from the 2020 Election Cycle

This week, Change Research, a polling research firm, and New Georgia Project, a voting advocacy group, hosted a joint webinar... Read More

This week, Change Research, a polling research firm, and New Georgia Project, a voting advocacy group, hosted a joint webinar discussion on how polling data was used to motivate and engage the American voting public during the 2020 election cycle.   Panelists shared their thoughts on strategies... Read More

March 23, 2021
by Sara Wilkerson
Colorado Reignites Socially Conscious Animal Sheltering Debate

DENVER - A bill that would establish standards of care for every dog and cat housed in an animal shelter... Read More

DENVER - A bill that would establish standards of care for every dog and cat housed in an animal shelter or rescue facility in the state passed a crucial test in the Colorado legislature this week. HB1160, known as the Colorado Socially Conscious Sheltering Act, passed... Read More

March 22, 2021
by Sara Wilkerson
Gov. Inslee Announces Eviction Moratorium Extension

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Last week, Gov. Jay Inslee announced a multitude of resources for Washington state citizens, including extension of... Read More

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Last week, Gov. Jay Inslee announced a multitude of resources for Washington state citizens, including extension of the state’s eviction moratorium and a new phase for vaccine eligibility, as well as the resumption of long-term care visitations for the general public.  The governor... Read More

March 19, 2021
by Sara Wilkerson
Chicago Expanding Outdoor Dining and Creative Spaces

CHICAGO – The City of Chicago announced a new initiative called Chicago Alfresco, which seeks to not only expand the... Read More

CHICAGO – The City of Chicago announced a new initiative called Chicago Alfresco, which seeks to not only expand the city’s outdoor dining program but also allow businesses and non-profit organizations to design creative long-term outdoor spaces. The initiative is part of the city’s plan to... Read More

March 16, 2021
by Sara Wilkerson
Half of Americans Are Getting Less Quality Sleep Due to Stress

 As part of National Sleep Awareness Week (March 14-20), ResMed, a leading digital health company, released a survey indicating that... Read More

 As part of National Sleep Awareness Week (March 14-20), ResMed, a leading digital health company, released a survey indicating that over the past year, half of the 1,000 Americans surveyed said stress has negatively affected their quality of sleep. The study also found that many Americans... Read More

March 12, 2021
by Sara Wilkerson
Child Care Relief in COVID Bill Nets Praise

The National Association for the Education of Young Children announced its support of the passage of the American Rescue Plan,... Read More

The National Association for the Education of Young Children announced its support of the passage of the American Rescue Plan, which includes $39 billion in child care relief.  The legislative relief will address the needs of parents, educators and child care centers across the country.  “For... Read More

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