The Village Bloggurls is a weekly girls' leadership and media production/literacy program where girls aged 9-13 from within Lotherton work with their mentors aged 13-18 and staff to create a safe and supportive environment.
The girls will develop a sense of ownership and belonging in this group and in their community of Lotherton, which is an under resourced, socially, and geographically isolated neighborhood that exists in a service vacuum away from the larger priority neighbourhood of Lawrence Heights.
Our goal is for the girls and mentors to gain a sense of pride, professional skills and to increase their self-esteem through identifying various forms of violence specific towards women and address these issues by sharing their stories and experiences through critical media analysis and self-represented media production (e.g., podcasts, digital stories, online blog, zine, newsletter etc.) with other girls within their community and beyond.
SIGN UP FOR THE VILLAGE BLOGGURLS PROGRAM
Please Contact Jean Boampong, Girls Program Lead to register.
(T) 416-783-5300 x. 5241
The Village Bloggurls program is made possible through the generous support of the Canadian Women's Foundation.