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Our mission is to celebrate periods and provide products to those in need.

 
 
 

We are a group of young activists across the U.S. united by the belief that menstrual care is a basic right.

Nadya Okamoto and Vincent Forand co-founded PERIOD as high school students in 2014 after realizing that menstrual products are not reliably available to those who need them the most. PERIOD is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. 

 

Here's what we do

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Serve
We’re all about action. With the support of generous partners, sponsors and individuals, we deliver PERIOD PACKS to those in need.

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Educate
It starts with changing the way we talk about periods. We elevate the issue to eliminate the taboo through a growing network of high school, college and community chapters.

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Advocate
We raise awareness and create change through events, campaigns and media relationships. Help us repeal the tampon tax and lobby for menstrual products in public places.

Our story

 

The National Team

  NADYA OKAMOTO   Founder & Executive Director   read more  >

NADYA OKAMOTO

Founder & Executive Director

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  EIRA NYLANDER   Programs Director   read more  >

EIRA NYLANDER

Programs Director

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  VINCENT FORAND   Founder & Operations Director   read more  >

VINCENT FORAND

Founder & Operations Director

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Summer '18 Team

QUINN ANDERSEN

National Content Curator

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  URSULA LARSON   Content Creator - Graphics   read more  >

URSULA LARSON

Content Creator - Graphics

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  STANLEY SUN   Store Manager   read more  >

STANLEY SUN

Store Manager

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  Taylor Fontaine   Policy Manager   read more  >

Taylor Fontaine

Policy Manager

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  ELOISE REVERMAN   Event Lead - State of the Period   read more  >

ELOISE REVERMAN

Event Lead - State of the Period

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  ANNIE HOOPER   Programs Director   read more   >

ANNIE HOOPER

Programs Director

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  MINHTAM TRAN   Director of Chapter Engagement - PDX   read more  >

MINHTAM TRAN

Director of Chapter Engagement - PDX

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