Have you ever wanted to talk to your parents about money, but didn’t know how? Do you have friends who frequently expect to borrow money and don’t pay you back? Does your boyfriend or girlfriend try to control how you spend your money? Many teen girls face financial problems. If we had more knowledge and knew how to communicate better or how to talk about money, teen girls would be less likely to face a financial crisis. To further your knowledge, Dear D offers expert advice!Full Story»
By teen editors Jameesa Dumas, 16 and Sequoia Williams-Montiero,15 with Mentor Billi Solís Picture this: You are a film director who has been working on your masterpiece for over a year. Everyone you’ve been working with has put a little piece of themselves into it, making it your most powerful film to date. Before you [...]
By Teen Editors Cassie Calixte, 17 and Tobi Moses, 15 with mentor Megan McPhilemy What would you do if you were walking down the street and saw a half-naked woman being attacked by a man carrying a gun? Chances are you’d be shocked. You’d think, “Is this actually happening?” and maybe take out your cell [...]
Julia Bluhm and Izzy Labbe, two 14-year-old SPARK Summit bloggers, recently created quite a media stir when they showed great determination and social media skill in petitioning teen media giant Seventeen magazine to include at least one unedited photo spread per issue in the magazine’s contents. It didn’t take long for DeDe Lahman, former editor of Seventeen, to jump in and publicly back Bluhm and Labbe’s petition. Lahman became not only a supporter, but a resource for the girls. She offered words of wisdom and used her journalistic connections to try to help them reach a realistic goal.