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Victoria Bowden


Victoria Bowden is a master of public policy candidate, with a concentration in social policy and nonprofit policy, at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. She works as a graduate intern at the Southern Economic Advancement Project (SEAP) and developed this article in conjunction with SEAP's SouthStrong Storyteller project.

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VOICES: Deconstructing the systems crushing the South's young people in the pandemic

December 4, 2020 - Victoria Bowden, 25, of Stone Mountain, Georgia, shares her and other young people's difficult experiences trying to get by during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now a graduate student intern with the Southern Economic Advancement Project, she offers practical ideas for fixing the systems that put young Southerners at risk of heavy debt, poverty, homelessness, and mental illness.