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Summer Writing Workshop

Summer Writing Workshop Be part of Youth Communication's 40th annual intensive summer writing workshop. Get one-on-one mentoring from a professional editor, write personal stories about your life, go on field trips, and make friends with other writers. Participate in writing lessons and group activities exploring your own experiences with inequality and how to address it. No prior experience is required, but you must be able to attend for all six weeks.

Applications must be received by May 17, 2019.

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Congrats to Zantia and Lisa Milone, MercyFirst (Staff Shout-Out)

Congrats to Zantia and Lisa Milone, MercyFirst (Staff Shout-Out) Zantia thinks at first that Ms. Lisa will be just another "annoying lady" who would call her a delinquent. Instead, she shows Zantia that she's smart and worthwhile.

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Editor Virginia Vitzthum receives LGBTQ & Ally Award

Editor Virginia Vitzthum receives LGBTQ & Ally Award Represent editor Virginia Vitzthum was named “Outstanding Community Advocate” at the 2018 LGBTQ & Ally Awards by the NYC Administration for Children's Services. At the ceremony, she was introduced by Represent writer Yaselin Solis, who read from her story "Writing Saved My Life," which is about working with Virginia.
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