The Leadership Journal
Written by a courageous group of high school girls from Newark, NJ, The Leadership Journal: Let’s Talk, is a powerful collection of captivating short stories and engaging leadership activities for teen girls.
- Let’s talk… about a girl’s abuse at the hands of her father, as written by Aminata Touray.
- Let’s talk… about the diary of a seemingly successful (yet over-pressured and bullied) girl in a story written by Fathia Bilewu.
- Let’s talk… about a drug deal gone wrong and a teen’s battle with substance abuse, depicted by Oyinwonuola Fasasi.
- Let’s talk… about Mary Ingram’s story of a homeless teen trying to find her voice.
- Let’s talk… about Mekhi Addison’s character, who contends with gender dysphoria and weighs whether she should transition to becoming a boy.
- Let’s talk… about the impact of teen pregnancy on friendship, portrayed by Goldy Lomotey.
- Let’s talk… about a girl’s mental health journey and her first visit to a therapist, as written by Chelsea Ebinum.
- Finally, let’s talk about rape in an unforgettable story by Jada Lemon.
Designed as a tool for classrooms and mentoring groups, The Leadership Journal: Let’s Talk, provides its young readers with provocative discussion questions, interactive leadership exercises, and inspiring features of women leaders. The journal is a must-have for middle and high school girls. It develops leadership skills, elevates youth voice, and encourages critical thinking.