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11-Year-Old Girl Starts A Project Called #1000BlackGirlBooks To Get More Diverse Books In Schools



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📸: Philly Voice

In the past year, Philadelphia native Marley Dias has successfully written a proposal for (and received) a Disney Friends for Change grant, served food to orphans in Ghana and recently launched a book club.

Dias is 11 years old.

“I’m hoping to show that other girls can do this as well,” Dias told PhillyVoice. “I used the resources I was given, and I want people to pass that down and use the things they’re given to create more social action projects — and do it just for fun, and not make it feel like a chore.”

Read the full story via Philly Voice: 11-Year-Old Girl Starts A Project Called #1000BlackGirls To Get More Diverse Books In Schools

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