Thinking Outside the Girl Box: Teaming Up with Resilient Youth in Appalachia

Thinking Outside the Girl Box: Teaming Up with Resilient Youth in Appalachia

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Paperback, Ohio University Press, 2014, ISBN13 9780821420607, ISBN10 0821420607
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"Thinking outside the girl box is a true story about a remarkable youth development program in rural West Virginia. Based on years of research with adolescent girls -- and adults who devoted their lives to working with them -- Thinking Outside the Girl Box reveals what is possible when young people are challenged to build on their strengths, speak and be heard, and engage critically with their world. Based on twelve years of field research, the book traces the life of the Lincoln County Girls' ResiliencyProgram (GRP), a grassroots, community nonprofit aimed at helping girls identify strengths, become active decision makers, and advocate for social change. In the late 1990s and early 2000s, the GRP flourished. Its accomplishments were remarkable: girls recorded their own CDs, published poetry, conducted action research, opened a coffeehouse, performed an original play, and held political rallies at West Virginia's State Capitol. The organization won national awards, and funding flowed i

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Important Made in USA Origin Disclaimer: For certain items sold by Walmart on Walmart.com, the displayed country of origin information may not be accurate or consistent with manufacturer information. For updated, accurate country of origin data, it is recommended that you rely on product packaging or manufacturer information.

"Thinking outside the girl box is a true story about a remarkable youth development program in rural West Virginia. Based on years of research with adolescent girls -- and adults who devoted their lives to working with them -- Thinking Outside the Girl Box reveals what is possible when young people are challenged to build on their strengths, speak and be heard, and engage critically with their world. Based on twelve years of field research, the book traces the life of the Lincoln County Girls' ResiliencyProgram (GRP), a grassroots, community nonprofit aimed at helping girls identify strengths, become active decision makers, and advocate for social change. In the late 1990s and early 2000s, the GRP flourished. Its accomplishments were remarkable: girls recorded their own CDs, published poetry, conducted action research, opened a coffeehouse, performed an original play, and held political rallies at West Virginia's State Capitol. The organization won national awards, and funding flowed i

"Thinking Outside the Girl Box" is a true story about a remarkable youth development program in rural West Virginia. Based on years of research with adolescent girls - and adults who devoted their lives to working with them - "Thinking Outside the Girl

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Number of Pages: 216
Number in Series: 1
Original Languages: English
Author: Spatig, Linda ,  Amerikaner, Layne
Series Title: Race, Ethnicity and Gender in Appalachia
Publisher: Ohio University Press
Publication Date: January, 2014
ISBN-13: 9780821420607
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 5.90 x 0.80 x 8.40 Inches
ISBN-10: 0821420607
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