Women Writers Needed!
Volunteer to be a creative writing mentor to teen girls and join a growing network of women writers.
WriteGirl (www.writegirl.org) is a creative writing and mentoring organization that empowers underserved teen girls in Los Angeles through mentoring relationships with women writers, hosting large-scale writing workshops at such places as the Huntington Gardens and the Autry. Since 2001, WriteGirl has maintained a 100% success rate in guiding girls to not only graduate from high school but also enroll in college.
WriteGirl is seeking women writers in all genres including novelists, poets, journalists, songwriters, copywriters, legal writers, and more to help lead workshops and inspire girls to express their creative ideas. Weekly and monthly mentoring opportunities available.
WriteGirl is also seeking professional women to volunteer behind-the-scenes with events, public relations, fundraising, and partnerships. (Strong communication skills required.)
Women should apply by September 20th, 2017 at www.writegirl.org/join-us. For more information, sign up for our newsletter at http://bit.ly/2tK9WUr. For questions, contact WriteGirl at email@example.com or call 213-253-2655.
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Former superintendent and Harvard Graduate School of Education Professor Deborah Jewell-Sherman offers advice for school leaders to dismantle bullying and create a culture of kindness and inclusion.”Bullying and harassment are just not acceptable,” says Jewell-Sherman. “And as educators, we are powerful in shifting that narrative.”
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AIM is a foundation that focuses on mental health of children, teens, and young adults by funding clinical research to find better treatments and cures, raising awareness, and improving access to effective treatments.
The AIM event at USC is on 3/30/17 from 5-7pm at Alumni Park. Continue reading
The USC Graduate Student Government (GSG) Fund to Support Undocumented and International Students is intended to provide financial assistance for undocumented students and for international students impacted by the recent executive order barring citizens of six Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. The fund will provide emergency support for students facing revocation of their student visas as a result of the current administration’s actions and also enable students who have benefited from the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to pay the required fees to renew their DACA status.
Students may apply for reimbursement or support for funding for the following expenses: Continue reading
Lecture:“Broadening the Academic Pathway: How Research Can Inform Efforts to Promote Faculty Diversity”