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Girls resist

KaeLyn Rich

Girls resist

a guide to activism, leadership, and starting a revolution

by KaeLyn Rich

  • 328 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Quirk Books in Philadelphia, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women political activists,
  • Protest movements,
  • Conduct of life,
  • Teenage girls,
  • Political activity,
  • Women"s rights,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Feminism

  • About the Edition

    An activism handbook for teen girls ready to fight for change, social justice, and equality.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby KaeLyn Rich
    The Physical Object
    Pagination238 p.
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26976077M
    ISBN 101683690591
    ISBN 109781683690597

    What has been the best reaction from a reader, so far? In some places, that pushed some buttons, but the national organization has stood pretty firmly behind that notion of empowerment, I think. When Remi was little and easily portable, I wore her to protests and meetings and such all the time. KaeLyn Rich: Power. Trust me, it is all worth it!

    That said, I also felt the book more deeply because I felt it not only for my younger self, but for Remi. Without these cookies, we won't know if you have any performance-related issues that we may be able to address. Thanks to Quirk Books for providing me with a free copy at the American Library Association conference. My first memory of rape culture and sexual harassment was this kid in kindergarten who had a crush on me.

    Thanks to Quirk Books for providing me with a free copy at the American Library Association conference. It's a detailed plan of action with helpful tips and inspiring ideas. Any books? I wanted to give every reader a place to start from that was resonant and accessible. Without these cookies, we can't provide services to you.


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Girls resist book

But these books are written almost exclusively by white people and the most credit in organizing theory is given to white men like Saul Alinsky. When you began conceiving this book, did you always know it was going to be practical as well as educational?

The first and best reaction I got was actually before the book was even in print. Although some political leaders in the post war period such as De Gaulle and Stalin wanted to stem the importance of resistance in the allied victory, there is no doubt that today's reading audiences are defintely hungering to hear more of what ordinary people did to resist.

But in the U. What a brilliant yet simple idea. It needed to have those fundamentals I picked up from over a decade of personal and professional organizing, but through my lens as a queer woman of color.

Families play a critical role in promoting male literacy, and the impact is especially powerful if the father is involved to help boys see reading as something that males do. Taylor Hosking: How did the Girl Scouts get its start? You will be so much more clear on what you need to do if you start from why you want to do it.

We can all learn. But early leadership got concerned because they were afraid that boys would be turned Girls resist book from a youth movement that had girls in it. I think, as adults who Girls resist book in this movement, we have to start from the place the girls already know oppression and have already reacted to it in their bodies and minds.

As Jan Greer of New Brunswick, Canada, says in one of her "The Literacy Post" columns, "Research states that young males see reading as a feminine activity and therefore steer away from it.

In England the reading campaign of the National Literacy Trust includes the recruitment of Reading Champions — any man or boy who inspires others with his enthusiasm for reading. Is it almost automatic to envision a female? Males needed as role models for reading An additional issue that comes up in virtually all resources on male literacy is the shortage of male reader role models.

A huge part of raising kids, as a parent myself, is to teach them to learn facts, respect authority and listen to adults. That said, I also felt the book more deeply because I felt it not only for my younger self, but for Remi.

Can you share one highlight from Girls Resist? KaeLyn Rich utilizes her voice to speak about her struggles growing up as a bi, Korean woman living in a mostly white town to bring to light the millions of other girls around the world who are going through something similar in their own way.

What has been the best reaction from a reader, so far?Oct 12,  · On Wednesday, the Boy Scouts of America announced it will soon allow girls to join the organization as Cub Scouts and earn the rank of Eagle Scout, marking a significant policy shift in the Author: Taylor Hosking.

Buy Girls Resist!: A Guide to Activism, Leadership, and Starting a Revolution by KaeLyn Rich (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible atlasbowling.com: KaeLyn Rich. Take on the world and make some serious change with this handbook to everything activism, social justice, and resistance.

With in-depth guides to everything from picking a cause, planning a protest, and raising money to running dispute-free meetings, promoting awareness on social media, and being an effective ally, Girls Resist! will show you how to.

With in-depth guides to everything from picking a cause, planning a protest, and raising money to running dispute-free meetings, promoting awareness on social media, and being an effective ally, Girls Resist! will show you how to go from “mad as heck about the way the world is going” to “effective leader who gets stuff done.” Veteran.

Girls Resist! Is a great book for younger people interested in or learning about activism. The author explains terms and doesn't assume everyone reading knows every activist related word/5.

Oct 01,  · Girls resist is the guide book we all needed as teenagers - and perhaps still need in our lives. Released by Quirk Books Girls Resist is a guide for every activist girl out there.

It would be the perfect gift for any girl, deftly explaining terms like privilege and the glass ceiling and micro aggressions.

Girls Resist!: A Guide to Activism, Leadership, and Starting a Revolution (Paperback)