This is a poem about where I’m from as a 16-year-old, born and raised in Queens, New York in a small family of four.
Class of 2021
I wrote this to show the patriarchal practices of saying the Pledge of Allegiance and what it truly means to stand for the flag, from the perspective of an American and an immigrant.
Leading Teen Volunteers to Professional Development & Teen Agency
How does one develop an excellent, engaging, and rewarding teen volunteer program? Let me show you. This presentation covers everything you need to know. (Made for librarians, but adaptable to anyone.)
Truth Riders, a podcast about arts and justice
This is the Truth Riders Podcast. We are Maria Osorio and Barbara Victoria, a mentee and mentor from South America that met through Girls Write Now. Truth Riders is about arts & social justice.
A pair of poems inspired by the title “bloodline” and the poets’ own heritages and culture. How do our family and our history connect and define us to ourselves and to others?
Books & Baked Goods
Podcast hosts Victory and Kaley discuss the themes in Toni Morrison’s Beloved and sample some treats from Brooklyn Sweet Spot.
The Bradshaw Twins, Part 1
Oliver Bradshaw turns his twin brother Alaric’s life upside down when he exposes a scandal at Alaric’s firm. Can the two men find common ground? Part 1 of 2.
The Bradshaw Twins, Part 2
The Bradshaw Twins saga continues… Will the twins put their differences aside for the good of thousands of people?
Inside Look with Claire McLaughlin & Willow Locke
Claire interviews Willow, who wrote a piece on racism and discrimination in the criminal justice system. In it, she talked to Peter, who was incarcerated in New York State from age 20 to 30, and questions whether our prison system is effective.
A Scarf of Seaweed
Two friends meet at a bakery in the late winter—and significant changes in their attitudes toward each other ensue.
Changing Our Voting System For The Future Vote
The hybrid of the plurality and majority rule created the electoral system in America. The limited authenticity votes can be regained with a scoring system.
The Dinner with Van Gogh
A young girl goes to dinner with the ghost of a famous painter, Vincent van Gogh, in a lake.
Letters to Our Mothers
We have spoken so much about our relationships with our mothers that it only seemed natural we would both write letters to them that express our fond memories and wishes.
Movie Type of Way
Maybe I’ll bump into a girl that I don’t know in the hallway of school today…
Matched With A Click
‘Matched With A Click’ is a zine on the theme of online dating, with original poems, photography, artwork and elements of memoir and interview.