“My heart breaks for any young person out there who’s wondering what their future holds—and what kinds of chances will be open to them…” —Michelle Obama
The Supreme Court’s recent rulings on Equity and Diversity loom large across the Girls Write Now community. The Dobbs decision last year stripped women of bodily autonomy. This year brings the Affirmative Action reversal, the reneging on Student Forgiveness Loans, and another strike against Marriage Equality. The list tragically goes on.
25 years ago, we created Girls Write Now to mentor and amplify disempowered and systemically under-represented voices. The Court’s devastating rulings are a grim reminder of the barriers we face in our fight for equity—but also the power of our stories to shape culture, impact industries, and inspire change. We grieve…and then we mobilize.
Read Our Latest Collection: The stories in this collection reflect how Girls Write Now community members are embracing the personal as well as the political—and creating the foundations for meaningful activism with their writing.
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