GGM CHICAGO

In the summer of 2014 GlobalGirl Media (GGM) Chicago trained and mentored 35 diverse teenaged girls in an intensive seven week program, the largest GGM summer training thus far! The final culmination of the summer training produced five stories for the “webisode” series, “Justice and Liberty for All”, civically engaging youth through issues that concern them. Story topics include: economic disparities for LGBTQ and homeless teens, beauty and cultural stereotypes inhibiting individual and social potential, the real lives of undocumented students and families, and sexual assault on college campuses. Read more…

  • GGM CHICAGO #VOTE4U CAMPAIGN VIDEO TWO

    Here is the second half of our #VOTE4U Campaign Video, where our GGM #Chicago reporters got together before the #Mayoral #election on February 24th and talked about the issues that were most important to them.

  • GGM CHICAGO #VOTE4U CAMPAIGN VIDEO ONE

    GlobalGirl Media (GGM) #Chicago reporters got together before the #Mayoral #election scheduled for February 24th, and identified the issues that were most important to them. Here is their “call to action”!

  • CHICAGO WOMEN TAKE ACTION MAYORAL FORUM

    #Chicago #Women Take Action CWTA sponsored a #Mayoral forum to speak to candidates about issues present in Chicago revolving around women. Some of the issues brought up were #economic #empowerment, expanded #opportunities for young women, #equalpay, #freedom from #violence, and #criminal #justice reform. Our GlobalGirl Media reporters had the opportunity to sit down with the five candidates one on one [...]

  • TEEN ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIPS

    Gaby Perez 17, was a #victim of an #abusive teen #relationship. Along with Danny Estrada 17, the #teens share part of their story and shine light to what a teen abusive relationship might look like, why some teens don’t speak up and how to avoid one.

  • HUMAN TRAFFICKING: TEENS CAUGHT IN THE SHADOWS

    Published on Dec 12, 2014 Six high school students enrolled in Chicago Public Schools learned about human trafficking in Illinois through an investigative project. The students, all enrolled in Columbia Links, a program that enhances the journalistic and leadership skills of Chicago teens and teachers, presented their research on human trafficking at a Nov. 6 town hall meeting held at [...]

  • JUSTICE AND LIBERTY FOR ALL: UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO STUDENT VICTIM OF RAPE CULTURE

    Published on Dec 10, 2014 #College campuses reported nearly 5,000 #forcible #sex offenses in 2012, putting #college #women at a higher risk for sexual #assault than their non-college bound peers, according to the U.S. Department of Education. Olivia Ortiz, a former #student the prestigious institution, University of Chicago, Three years ago, on the college campus, Ortiz became a victim of [...]

  • JUSTICE AND LIBERTY FOR ALL: AN ALL AMERICAN UNDOCUMENTED GIRL

    There are about 11 million #undocumented immigrants from all over the world in the United States of #America. Some might be more #American than undocumented, like 19 year-old Citlalli Bueno, an honor #student at the #Illinois Institute of Technology. Citlalli was brought to this country when she was 2 years old, learned English, studied the #constitution, excelled in her classes [...]

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JUSTICE AND LIBERTY FOR ALL: UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO STUDENT VICTIM OF RAPE CULTURE

JUSTICE AND LIBERTY FOR ALL: UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO STUDENT VICTIM OF RAPE CULTURE

Published on Dec 10, 2014 #College campuses reported nearly 5,000 #forcible #sex offenses in 2012, putting #college #women at a higher risk for sexual #assault than their... Read more.

Womens Rights/Human Rights

TEEN ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIPS

TEEN ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIPS

Gaby Perez 17, was a #victim of an #abusive teen #relationship. Along with Danny Estrada 17, the #teens share part of their story and shine light to what a teen abusive relationship... Read more.

Health & Environment

Boys Overlooked When it Comes to Dating Violence

Boys Overlooked When it Comes to Dating Violence

GLOBALGIRL MEDIA Originally Published on The Mash FEBRUARY 3, 2015 GLOBALGIRL MEDIA Boys overlooked when it comes to dating violence (Getty images) By Emma Cullnan,... Read more.

Politics & Society

GGM CHICAGO #VOTE4U CAMPAIGN VIDEO TWO

GGM CHICAGO #VOTE4U CAMPAIGN VIDEO TWO

Here is the second half of our #VOTE4U Campaign Video, where our GGM #Chicago reporters got together before the #Mayoral #election on February 24th and talked about the issues... Read more.

Arts & Culture

SHADOW TOWN II: THE JOHNS

SHADOW TOWN II: THE JOHNS

By Aimee Rodriguez November 12, 2014 The flyer for SHADOW TOWN II: THE JOHNS with dates and address. I recently watched “a play about men who buy women and girls for sex... Read more.