May 12, 2016 | Silver Lake Blog
Through one-on-one mentoring and monthly creative writing workshops, girls are given techniques, insights and hot topics for great writing in all genres from WriteGirl professional women writers. Workshops and mentoring sessions explore poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, songwriting, journalism, screenwriting, playwriting, persuasive writing, journal writing, editing and more.
SLB has had the privilege of catching up with one of the WriteGirl mentors Lauren McQuade. Here is what she had to share…Read More
To ease the transition of young people from incarceration to parole, and to prevent high rates of unemployment and recidivism, a new niche of rehabilitation programs has appeared in past decades to address Millennial rehabilitation, and to break the cycle of recidivism prevalent in low-income and high-crime communities.Read More
IVOH Article: How GlobalGirl Media, WriteGirl & The Op-Ed Project are helping women strengthen their voices, writing.
News of women being silenced domestically and abroad isn’t new. Nor is the lack of accuracy when it comes to how women are portrayed in stories about rape, race, poverty, and immigration – if they’re covered at all.
Determined to change the rules of the game, organizations such as GlobalGirl Media, WriteGirl and The Op-Ed Project are arming young girls and women with the tools they need to make their voices heard.Read More
The Etc. Stage at the L.A. Times Festival of Books kicked off its Sunday festivities with a presentation by WriteGirl, a Los Angeles-based organization founded by Keren Taylor to pair mentors with young girl writers and to encourage them to find empowerment through self-expression.Read More
The focus of our first socialite spotlight is Keren Taylor, Founder and Executive Director of WriteGirl. WriteGirl was launched in December 2001 to bring the skills and energy of professional women writers to teenage girls who do not otherwise have access to creative writing or mentoring programs.Read More