Daily Archives: December 4, 2016

On Saturday, October 15th, Visionary Women, a non-profit that supports and inspires women to reach their full potential, invited the Girls for the Last Girl team to speak at their event, presenting us with a generous grant. Maemae Dylan and Holly Konner played a new, original short film (discussed in […]

Visionary Women Event

We are very excited to announce the completion of our first Girls for the Last Girl short film, executed and directed by our very own Maemae Dylan! Maemae began this project after consulting with an Indian cinematographer named Ranjan Palit. Her idea was to construct a video that highlighted circumstance, […]

Short Film

On April 11th, at the Reiss household, we were able to hold an intimate celebration for Ruchira Gupta’s new book: River of Flesh and Other Stories: The Prostituted Woman in Indian Short Fiction. With Ruchira as our special-guest, we served dinner, sold books, and were read-aloud passages from the book […]

Book Party

The team is so excited that we were finally able to bring Ruchira Gupta to Crossroads! On April 11th, she lead a mini-seminar that traced back her career, and highlighted her achievements and experiences in fighting the sex-trade. The talk was open to any Crossroads-High-School student, and we were thrilled […]

Ruchira Comes to Crossroads

On February 17th, the Girls for the Last Girl team hosted a bake sale at Crossroads School in Santa Monica. Students from our club volunteered to bring/bake treats that the team could sell. With no help from the rain, we managed a successful bake sale, not only raising money for […]

Crossroads School Bake Sale

On November 8th, the Girls for the Last Girl team met up for their first official organized event! The fundraiser was titled, “An Afternoon of Indian Culture,” and was complete with henna artists, Indian food, and dancing. Everyone was welcome, with a fee of 10 dollars for entry. We sold […]

An Afternoon of Indian Culture