We only answered questions from participants. One question we answered is: If I see someone else say something I think is racist but the person of color it is directed to doesn’t say anything about it, do I bring it up? How?
Video & Podcast: What Does Being An Ally Look Like?
I’m starting with someone that I know, well, that can help me have this conversation because even though I am a liberal NYC person who believes that they are consistently doing their best, I know I can do better.
Furthermore, embarrassingly, before talking to her, I actually didn’t really consider myself a white person.
Racism Is Not Mental Illness
As you struggle to explain to your children why two mass shootings happened over the weekend, one definitely caused by racism and white supremacy, please refrain from blaming mental illness in your explanation.
I know many people get nervous when they hear the words “gender balance” for fear that the balance will somehow exclude men, dehumanize men or shame men. 🤔 I have realized balance doesn’t mean exclusion.
February 11 is a great day to remind you of the wonderful things happening within and around Marvelous University as we are getting ready for summer.
I know you’re thinking, summer?!?!
Get Ready For Valentine’s Day
Ok, maybe you’re not ready to think about that, especially for your high school daughter. You’re not ready to think about her being in love and all giggly about someone. But, well, one day…maybe…it will happen.
Attention High School Girls! 🙌💗💜💚
Happy New Year! I hope this note finds you absolutely marvelous! I’m stopping in quickly to say thank you. Thank you for asking and thank you for waiting. You have been so patient in your waiting. You have asked nicely: So, when are you going to do an event for high school girls? 🙂 Or,…
She’s Not Ignoring It.
Because language is important. Because words are important. Because experiences are important, I thought it would be a good idea to post this blog again.
I hope that you’re already having this discussion with your preteens and teens. I hope this enhances the conversation. And if you’re not having the discussion yet, I ask you to talk about it.
So she can be aware and be prepared.
Summer Ends. Marvelousness Doesn’t!
This year will be the 3rd Annual Marvelous Girls’ Summit! In the past, the summit was only open to 6th through 8th graders. This year, after many requests, the summit will include 5th grade girls! (YAAAY)! Early registration is open now for a short time. Don’t delay.