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Together, we make it possible for girls to truly know the value and power of their voice. After even one day at WriteGirl, our girls become fearless and determined to speak out and share their stories and perspectives. These young women can shape our future, and in fact, many of them are already doing just that, all over the globe.

Our new anthology Sound Generation was released in June 2017 at our Season End Celebration and Book Launch. The book looks to music for inspiration, chronicling 158 stories  written by WriteGirl mentees about identity and dreams, relationships and challenges, midnight phone calls with friends and international adventures.  Sound Generation  also features writing tips and exercises from award-winning Los Angeles women screenwriters, poets, and novelists.

...46 of our girls graduated high school last year.   And do you know how many of them are going to college?  All of them.  That’s right, for over a decade, WriteGirl has continued its outstanding tradition of ensuring that 100% of our girls go to college. Read some of our success stories .

The Los Angeles coastal area was first settled by the Tongva ( Gabrieleños ) and Chumash Native American tribes thousands of years ago. A Gabrielino settlement in the area was called iyáangẚ (written Yang-na by the Spanish), meaning "poison oak place." [21] [22]

Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo , a Portuguese-born explorer, claimed the area of southern California for the Spanish Empire in 1542 while on an official military exploring expedition moving north along the Pacific coast from earlier colonizing bases of New Spain in Central and South America . [23] Gaspar de Portolà and Franciscan missionary Juan Crespí , reached the present site of Los Angeles on August 2, 1769. [24]

New Spain achieved its independence from the Spanish Empire in 1821, and the pueblo continued as a part of Mexico . During Mexican rule, Governor Pío Pico made Los Angeles Alta California 's regional capital. [30]

Together, we make it possible for girls to truly know the value and power of their voice. After even one day at WriteGirl, our girls become fearless and determined to speak out and share their stories and perspectives. These young women can shape our future, and in fact, many of them are already doing just that, all over the globe.

Our new anthology Sound Generation was released in June 2017 at our Season End Celebration and Book Launch. The book looks to music for inspiration, chronicling 158 stories  written by WriteGirl mentees about identity and dreams, relationships and challenges, midnight phone calls with friends and international adventures.  Sound Generation  also features writing tips and exercises from award-winning Los Angeles women screenwriters, poets, and novelists.

...46 of our girls graduated high school last year.   And do you know how many of them are going to college?  All of them.  That’s right, for over a decade, WriteGirl has continued its outstanding tradition of ensuring that 100% of our girls go to college. Read some of our success stories .




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