We’ve spent the day filling our toolbox with plenty of ways to empower our girls, such as celebrating what makes them unique! Our mentors are ready to put these skills to the test at our first workshop on Nov. 2nd. #inspireateen
WriteGirl volunteers travel from all over LA to mentor our teens. We had fun seeing just how big our reach was by marking where we live on this map of the county! #writegirlworks
“In YA fiction, you have to write from the red hot center of YOU.” Writer Kim Purcell shared her experience writing fiction for young adults during our breakout sessions today. Her tip? Find inspiration from the real struggles that you faced as a teen! #inspireateen
Today we’re prepping our mentors for a busy season at our annual Volunteer Retreat! Volunteer Ashley led us in some deep breathing to get us grounded before an inspiring day. #inspireateen
Never underestimate the power of a girl and her pen!
WriteGirl was honored by First Lady Michelle Obama with the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award
An initiative of the President’s Committee on the Arts & the Humanities (PCAH). The President’s Committee partners with the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to administer the program.
WriteGirl is a creative writing and mentoring organization that promotes creativity, critical thinking and leadership skills to empower teen girls.
WriteGirl is a project of Community Partners, a nonprofit charity exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.