ighting back and standing up
Standing up for one's self and fighting back can be hard, but it is important to advocate for one's self.
One person can make a difference. Be the change.
Here is a great character who gains strength to stand up for herself and her friend...
Melinda from Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson is a weak character who gains strength to overcome her past, and stand up for not only herself, but her friend as well. Speak is a story of empowerment.
Don't Forget about the power of three!!!
Head over to Moxie Writers for more on the YA cause/tough issue and organizations that help.
Head over to Susan Oloier's site for a song and lyrics that pertain to today's issue.