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REVERSE: rewriting culture / Opening May 8 7pm

  Women on the Rise! is excited to announce that works created by participants at Pridelines Youth Services in collaboration with instructor, Nereida Garcia – Ferraz will be on display in the exhibition, REVERSE: rewriting culture.   This exhibition seeks … Continue reading

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Tickets are Live!

Tickets for the 2014 Girls Summit are now live and available for purchase by clicking here.   For more information, visit the Girls Summit tab on the Women on the Rise! home page.

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WOTR! meet Wangechi Mutu & Virginia Overton

Earlier today, girls from WOTR! partners Urgent Inc., Breakthrough Miami and Hands 2 Help, as well as students from the MOCA Art Institute met artists Wangechi Mutu and Virginia Overton.  They discussed the symbolism and meaning of their work, the … Continue reading

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The Women on the Rise! Girls Summit Is Coming!

Mark your calendars for the Third Annual Women on the Rise! Girls Summit on Friday May 16 and Saturday May 17. The Women on the Rise! Annual Girls Summit offers access to the best practices in girls education presented by scholars conducting innovative … Continue reading

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Fierce at Hands 2 Help

This week, the girls at Hands 2 Help: Passage to Womanhood have been working on projects based on the work of Mickalene Thomas.  The girls struck their most powerful poses to directly challenge the viewers’ gaze.  

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Setting it Straight – At Casa Valentina

  As the final project in our three-workshop series at Casa Valentina, participants worked with instructor/artist Crystal Pearl Molinary to create confessional videopieces to challenge how they feel they are regularly stereotyped by others.  

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Teen Moms – Thoughts from Casa Valentina

  This month students at Casa Valentina worked on letters which challenge the stereotypes they face.  Here, April R. sets us straight on being a Teen Mom.

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Dear Society…

Last month, our students at Casa Valentina participated in a project where they considered the stereotypes they face, and through different mediums directly challenged those assumptions.  Here, Roseline S.  uses a confessional approach to deliver a powerful message to society.

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Boss Wisdom from WOTR! Alumni in The Feminist Wire

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