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Approaches to Holding Hard Conversations Around Racial Injustice With Girls

Approaches to Holding Hard Conversations Around Racial Injustice With Girls

On May 25th, Black Americans lost George Floyd, a member of their community stemmed in systemic racial issues. Although too many have been lost, this was the start of a national revolution. We know the power of allyship and see so many teachers, mentors and parents are looking for resources on "How To Be an Ally" to share with the young women in their life. This brand is always a resource for inclusive practices and have been continuing to dedicate this space to support diversity and diverse practices. So the small but passionate team, pulled together the below list to help start...

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Artist Feature: Sara Austin - Graphic Illustrator of Plum2.0 Empower Cards

Artist Feature: Sara Austin - Graphic Illustrator of Plum2.0 Empower Cards

 At Plum2.0 we have the honor of working with some pretty amazing creators. And thanks to Instagram, they are literally at our fingertips. So when we came across @Sara.aust Insta page we got VERY excited, there was no denying her talent and her focus - empowering the female spirit. So we had to work with her. Read below to find a little more about her.                            Pay attention - she has some nuggets in there.What would you tell a young artist to focus on if they had an...

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Artist Feature: Nicky Rodriguez - Graphic Designer of the Girl's Entrepreneur Guidebook

Artist Feature: Nicky Rodriguez - Graphic Designer of the Girl's Entrepreneur Guidebook

We searched high and low to find someone that would bring our vision to life. But once we saw her website, we knew she was the talent we had to have. And we love the final product! Meet our book illustrator, Nicky Rodriguez. Nicky received her Masters and Bachelors from California College of the Arts - impressive, right?! Out of her busy schedule she shared some thoughts with us on her process, journey and what she thinks about Plum2.0 in an interview. Learn more about Nicky below... Plum2.0 Team: What would you tell a young artist to focus on if...

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#BHM Part 2 - More Black Girl Magic!!!

#BHM Part 2 - More Black Girl Magic!!!

Our love of #blackgirlmagic continues and we want to shine a light on it.

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#blackgirlmagic For Black History Month - Part 1

#blackgirlmagic For Black History Month - Part 1

As we close out that last two days of Black History Month – first established in 1926, we wanted to remind you that supporting #blackgirlmagic and #blackboyjoy can be a 365 day year commitment. A month to celebrate will never be enough, but let’s celebrate ten rising #blackgirlmagic girls as they build the future and you should follow… Kimberly Bryant Kimberly Bryant is an African American electrical engineer who worked in the biotechnology field at Genentech, Novartis Vaccines, Diagnostics, and Merck. In 2011, Bryant founded Black Girls Code, a training course that teaches basic programming concepts to black girls who are underrepresented in...

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