G.I.R.L. -- Girls In Real Life

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 14:00 to Friday, April 1, 2011 - 20:00

Girls In Real Life, is an intensive 7-day empowerment education program which brings together 10-15 girl participants in Vancouver for a series of workshops; these workshops will allow participants to learn about social inequities, environmental injustices, and their own identities. Participants will also be creating their own magazine, which will  amplify the voices of youth and highlight the positive role models in their communities (versus the super models that we see in the mainstream media). The last phase of this project will entail the hosting of several community dialogues which shall bring together community members of various age groups with G.I.R.L. participants, in order for them to share their experiences and thoughts on the issues they've learned about. And we're also very stoked to launch this project.

We are looking for youth submissions and highschool girl participants!


Renfrew Community Centre
2929 22 Avenue East
Vancouver , BC
49° 15' 2.502" N, 123° 2' 38.814" W
British Columbia CA
Peggy Lam and Neelam Khare

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