Girls Resist!: A Guide to Activism, Leadership, and Starting a Revolution (Paperback)

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By Kaelyn Rich, Giulia Sagramola (Illustrator)
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An activism handbook for teen girls ready to fight for change, social justice, and equality.

Take on the world and make some serious change with this handbook to everything activism, social justice, and resistance. With in-depth guides to everything from picking a cause, planning a protest, and raising money to running dispute-free meetings, promoting awareness on social media, and being an effective ally, Girls Resist! will show you how to go from “mad as heck about the way the world is going” to “effective leader who gets stuff done.” Veteran feminist organizer KaeLyn Rich shares tons of expertise that’ll inspire you as much as it teaches you the ropes. Plus, quotes and tips from fellow teen girl activists show how they stood up for change in their communities. Grab this handbook to crush inequality, start a revolution, and resist!

About the Author


KaeLyn Rich is a staff writer for the popular queer women's website Autostraddle.com. A queer feminist, direct action organizer, nonprofit leader, and sexuality educator, she is the Assistant Advocacy Director of the ACLU of New York, the former community affairs coordinator for Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York. She lives with her spouse, their new baby, and a house full of furkids.

Praise For…


Girls Resist! walks teens through the nitty-gritty of running a campaign, protesting a policy, or helping to get out the vote.”—Publishers Weekly 

“[An] essential guide to teen girl activism.”—Autostraddle
Product Details
ISBN: 9781683690597
ISBN-10: 1683690591
Publisher: Quirk Books
Publication Date: August 7th, 2018
Pages: 240
Language: English