International Day of the Girl Child -Listening to Students' Voices: Girlhood in Urban Schools

October 11, 2017 4:30 – 5:50 p.m.

Listening to Students' Voices: Girlhood in Schools

Young women from the City of Rochester's Department of Recreation will share stories of girlhood and their perspectives on girl empowerment. Dr. Signithia Fordham, author of Downed by Friendly Fire: Black Girls, White Girls and Suburban Schooling, will provide insights from her research on girlhood, empowerment, and symbolic violence.

Sponsored by The Frontier Center for Urban Education and Women and Gender Studies

Venue: Golisano Academic Center (GAC) 235

Shirley Sommers, Director, Frontier Center for Urban Education




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