March 9 Is International Fly Girls Day

A moderated conversation with teenage girls on Saturday, March 9,  at 1PM at Mott Hall Bridges Academy in Brooklyn, kicks off Fly Girls Day and a 30-day celebration of young women of color that includes journaling, panel discussions, social media engagement, and an ongoing series, called “Scar Stories, featuring real-life expressions of emotional trauma, self discovery and healing by young black women, including blogger, La-Vainna Seaton (*Trigger warning: rape*).

For more information, visit the Fly Girls Day website.

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