Teen-led groups and organizations around the country are demonstrating the impact local period product drives have on curbing period poverty, ending period stigma, and the value of securing resources on a community and legislative level.
Author: Avril Silva
Avril Silva is a student journalist and blogger from Lorton, Va., a Northwestern Cherub Scholar, and founder of high school newspaper, SNN News. She studies Journalism and Mass Communications at George Washington University.
Black Girl Freedom Fund Puts Teens in the Driver Seat
The Black Girl Freedom Fund raised over $20 million last year, allowing teens to give grants to organizations prioritizing the safety and well-being of Black girls.