I am so excited to write this blog post today because I am reflecting on the very first Girl Guides for Change event! I have decided that my focus group is really Pathfinder and Ranger age girls so I invited them to come and see the film Miss Representation (I did a review on it a few months ago)
This is the board with my information and what is next for Girl Guides for Change. Isn't it pretty?! :)
Thanks to all the awesome people who came out!
I think it is super important for all Pathfinder and Ranger age girls to see this documentary because these issues are very prevalent in their live and the film is sort of geared towards their age group. I am so happy that eighteen people came to the film and girls and their leaders were able to have a conversation and share their thoughts on the film they had just watched. I was so impressed by all of the responses the girls had to the film and we had a great chat about issues related to it. We only had about fifteen minutes but in that time we covered Halloween costumes, bullying because of what girls look like, and wondering why the actresses and models wore the clothes they did and acted the way they did. I was blown away by the insight, understanding, and passion the girls and the leaders had for these issues. My favourite thing that I will be doing with these events is filling up this jar with ways that the participants will change the world. I am so excited to see all of the ideas girls have for how they can make a difference in the world.
Here is the trailer again in case you haven't seen it before:
I will be having another screening in mid-January for all of my area and I hope to have another great response! Thanks again to all of the ladies who came and participated in the screening!