Catherine Cousar

Catherine Cousar is a native Austinite, a graduate of Smith College, a returned Peace Corps volunteer and a current student at LBJ School of Public Affairs. When not trying to solve the worlds problems by studying policy she writes articles and short stories. Check out my policy blog at


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The Freedom to Run

As I write this article, I’m sitting on my porch, looking over the parking lot of my apartment building. Normally at this time of day

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