My Activism Project

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My Activism Project : 

My Activism Project By: Emily Averitt Intro to Women’s Studies East Tennessee State University

My Partners : 

My Partners Kayla Gass Cassie Sluder

Our Purpose &Why We Chose Body Image : 

Our Purpose &Why We Chose Body Image Empower girls of all ages Instill confidence Realization of the impact media has on body image To share the facts

Planning The Project& Our Inspiration : 

Planning The Project& Our Inspiration Dove’s Campaign for Real Beauty Girls, Inc. Song choice More Beautiful You By: Jonny Diaz “Don’t buy the lies, disguises, and hoops they make you jump through. You were made to fill a purpose that only you could do, so there could never be a more beautiful you.”

My Involvement : 

My Involvement Recording video Organize, edit, and put together video Upload video to YouTube Create one of two flyers Hang flyers around campus

What I Liked & Did Not Like : 

What I Liked & Did Not Like Creativity Originality Campus involvement Others’ opinions Group projects, in general More people involved

What Worked And Did Not Work : 

What Worked And Did Not Work Working together as a team Successful and encouraging video Finding a mutual meeting time because of scheduling conflicts Video camera problems Having to re-record video footage

Was it successful? : 

Was it successful? I consider this project to be successful because it: Increased public awareness of body image Full of encouragement Exposed the facts Was it feminist? I do not consider this activism project to be feminist. However, like feminism, one of our main goals was to empower girls.

Our Flyers : 

Our Flyers My Flyer Cassie’s Flyer

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