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.)
“How Did I Get Here?” is a podcast about the different stories of women in media and their career journeys. This episode highlights Lucy King, an Emmy award-winning documentary producer who started out in neuroscience.
Coming of age is a painful process for all of us—even superheroes. In my story, I learn to embrace that pain and find a few superpowers along the way.
Join me on this four-year journey to become the Meril I am now.
Shuttling between two neighborhoods, Flushing, Queens, and the Upper East Side, this story follows a girl’s journey to school. Along her commute, she discovers her identity and the meaning of hard work and perseverance.
These stanzas are the documentation of the pieces of people I’m allowed to see.
I wrote this piece to reflect on my favorite tradition every year– my family’s Christmas Eve dinners, which demonstrates my multi-cultural background through the food that we eat.
he girls swim in the lake at summer camp. It is the only place around them that is cool.
We wrote two poems about our relationship to our residing borough, Queens. (Lilly is a lifelong native and Toni moved to Astoria five years ago.)
A look into 2020 through the diverse eyes of interviewees from New York City. These interviewees describe their thoughts and experiences living through the pandemic.
The leader of an ancient tribe, tired of her war-ridden world, ignores the battle that looms behind her. But the death of her lover forces her to commit one final flight for peace.
People tell me I can’t bring my objects to the grave with me. I wanted to play around with this idea of permanence in my piece. This flash fiction explores what happens when we can.
‘we were made to be poets’ is about poets, and the reasons why we write and connect with this form of art.
This poem is about the African diaspora and the struggles and experiences of being a Black woman.
Two women, quarantining apart for a year, exchange disposable cameras and the stories of lost-and-found parts of their worlds, eight miles apart. These are the stories they uncovered.