Sereena Henderson is our community manager. She previously worked at Mississippi Today, where she managed the nonprofit newsroom’s social media, reported on Mississippi culture, curated the daily newsletter and pitched in on audience engagement projects. Sereena is a native of Mississippi and a graduate of the University of Mississippi.
The year in stories: Reflections from The 19th's reporters
As a part of our Fall Member Drive, we're sharing end-of-the-year reflections from some of The 19th's reporters.
Behind the Asterisk: Growing The 19th with intention
This month, we go Behind the Asterisk with Jayo Miko Macasaquit, The 19th’s chief people officer. Since joining our leadership team in May, Jayo has worked to ensure that The 19th’s values — including gender and racial equity, diversity, data-driven decisionmaking and transparency — continue to guide our entire organization.
The 19th wants to know how the Texas abortion law has impacted you and your community
Our reporters are here to answer your questions and listen to your experiences as abortion access becomes increasingly limited.
'Best decision I made': Women who got vaccinated while pregnant share their stories
19th readers who have received the COVID-19 vaccine while pregnant took to Twitter to share their experiences with us.
For some readers, a different celebration
The 19th's readers share what Juneteenth means to them and how they feel about its federal recognition.
Juneteenth is now a federal holiday. Is this action enough?
At The 19th, we plan to continue our coverage of Juneteenth becoming a federal holiday and how this monumental moment has impacted Black people. And we can’t do that without hearing directly from our readers in the Black community.
Behind the Asterisk: Covering America's first women's recession
This month, we go Behind the Asterisk with The 19th’s Economy Reporter Chabeli Carrazana, who has been covering the devastating impacts of the pandemic-induced recession since our newsroom launched last August.
‘Her legacy lives on’: 19th readers remember Selena on what would’ve been her 50th birthday
Readers of The 19th shared what Selena means to them and why they believe her legacy still lives on today.
19 Minutes with The 19th: The history of hate crimes in America
Join us on Instagram Live Wednesday, April 7, at 5 p.m. CT. Hear from The 19th’s general assignment reporter Mariel Padilla, who will explain the history of hate crimes, how hate crimes are actually counted and how that data is used.
Frontline health care workers: How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected you?
As a woman, person of color, or member of the LGBTQ+ community, what challenges have you faced this past year while working to save lives? We want to include your stories in an upcoming virtual event.