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In celebration of Women's History Month we asked our girls to write about a woman in history or in their life that they admire and reasons why they admire her.
I look up to my grandma because she was a teacher and was smart. She would help students in any way she can that is why she was a great teacher. - Albina
I look up to my Nina because she is a teacher, nice, helpful and she likes to sing. - Brenda
I admire Rosa Parks because she was brave and sat on the front of…Continue
I feel that women do have more than just a body and a pretty face. Men think they can over power us by their "masculinity". I feel that men think women can't be independent and in reality we can. Women can over come many things many men don't give us credit for. They want to "shape" us woman in the man's view. Men see us for our body and not for our brain. When are women going to say enough is enough and take power for us women! To see women in power impacts us as women.
This week the girls learned about what is healthy in a relationship, got to know signs to look for in a healthy and abusive relationship, discussed friendships, bullying, and gave each other advice. Each one of these girls have encountered a problem with a friend and ask for advice.
My friend and I are fighting because she does not want me to hang out with anyone but her, I have other friends I want to hang out with also, what should I do?
I have been arguing…Continue
When I first got word that I was going to help out in interviewing Texas State Representative Elect Mary Gonzalez, my immediate reaction was excitement because I had just read an article a month ago on her about being the first lesbian to openly serve in the Texas House of Representatives. Then panic set in because this would be my first go at interviewing someone for an article in a magazine, and it intimidated me because it was going to be on someone who has power and influence to make…Continue