On Tuesday, March 8, participants in YWCA Cortland’s GEMS (Girls: Empowered, Motivated,   Successful) group mentoring program celebrated International Women’s Day. They reviewed the article “50 Inspirational Quotes by Powerful Women in History” from the website mymodernmet.com and discussed what the quotes meant to them. The young women also created art to express what they learned. Click on the images to open the art in a new window.

Please watch for info coming soon about an art installation the GEMS are preparing for the back hall gallery: Natural Hair and Headpiece Discrimination. The young women, ages 12-18, have been learning about these topics during Black History Month and Women’s History Month and are now creating the artwork for the gallery display.