My take on the news from the Girl Justice movement (locally, nationally, and internationally).
Attend a community conversation about Youth Development in King County! Youth Development Executives of King County (YDEKC) has the details. Especially as dollars drop even as demand for programming grows.
If you’re looking to grow your cross cultural communication skills (and really: we all need to do that) Seattle Girls School is hosting a workshop hosted by Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee on Wednesday night. In other SGS news, check out their sweet blog post written by the school’s founder Sharon Hammel.
Garfield students are taking a stand again police brutality.
Girls changing the world! 12-year-old McKenna Peterson called out Dick’s Sporting Goods for including only one girl (a spectator) in their catalogue. Dicks released a statement saying they “are currently reviewing our catalog process so we can do a better job in the future.” Go McKenna go!!
Youth Today profiles young women celebrating Day of the Girl. Girls across the country held events to raise the profile of girls’ issues worldwide. Girls are just the greatest.
Melissa Hillenbrenner at the UN Foundation writes about the importance of a birth certificate for every girl.
One more article in the Malala love-fest: Policy Mic shares 8 ways that Malala has changed the world.