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Sarah Milianta-Laffin

Middle School Teacher

Sarah “Mili” Milianta-Laffin teaches middle school in Hawaii. Since 2019, she’s worked with students on passing a bill in the Hawaii Legislature for free period products in all schools. In March 2021, Mili was one of four teachers recognized nationally by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and First Lady Jill Biden for the 2021 Women’s History Month Celebration based on her work supporting LGBTQIA+ youth and menstrual equity. On the weekends you can find her snorkeling around O‘ahu trying to spot manō (sharks).

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