One hundred women writers have stepped forward to volunteer with WriteGirl for our upcoming 17th season of creative writing programs for teen girls. Women writers from poets to bloggers began their WriteGirl journey this month. They spent a full day with WriteGirl leaders, learning about the teenage brain, the WriteGirl feedback model and some of the magic elements that make WriteGirl work. Now in her eighth season with WriteGirl, Curriculum Manager Kirsten Giles made the day challenging and entertaining.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
The new book The Visionary features WriteGirl Founder and Exec. Dir. Keren Taylor as one of 18 visionaries making an impact! Keren shares her vision to change the world by empowering girls through writing.
"We did the math one afternoon: our 150 volunteers give around 2,000 hours of their time every month. That is our way of bending time, of giving girls a new way to experience their high school years—a sort of parallel universe to school where they can express their ideas freely, ask questions of any kind and grow more confident in sharing their words out loud." – Keren TaylorRead More
This article was part of Made Woman Magazine's series "30 Days of Made: Giving Back." In an effort to create social change, each day they highlight one charity or non-profit organization, and provide information on how you can support them by giving back.
“Never underestimate the power of a girl and her pen” is the motto for WriteGirl, a nonprofit that helps underprivileged girls find their voice, and hone their creativity through writing.Read More