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Age: 9 Pronouns: She/Her Neighborhood: Windsor Terrace Most Likely to: Surprise you Favorite Quote: “Girls just wanna have fun.” Lola Glass has a lot on her plate. She’s spray painted murals in Coney Island, at the Bushwick Collective, and at Art Basel in Miami. She’s also currently collaborating with Unfamous and Brooklyn Cloth to design t-shirts. Have I mentioned she's only nine? This accomplished pre-teen would rather be recognized for her work than her age—and rightfully so. Lola’s murals are...
Age: 27 Pronouns: She/Her Neighborhood: Crown Heights Most Likely To: keep it real with you (and have fly nails) Favorite Quote: "Caminante, no hay puentes, se hace puentes al andar. (Voyager, there are no bridges, one builds them as one walks.)" - Gloria E. Anzaldúa Lauren Argentina Zelaya has a fierce personality and an even fiercer resume. If you pass by Lauren in her neighborhood of Crown Heights, you’ll probably be able to recognize her by her brightly floral-patterned...
Age: 28 Pronouns: She/her Neighborhood: Prospect Heights Most Likely to: Get the party started; Fight the Patriarchy; Have a Spontaneous Dance Party; Go Sky-diving; Have a silly-string fight Favorite Quote: “Nothing can make our lives, or the lives of other people, more beautiful than perpetual kindness” – Leo Tolstoy As a member of the Safe Passage Project—a not-for-profit that recruits, trains, and mentor volunteer attorneys for unaccompanied minors in immigration court—Lauren provides legal representation to child refugees who are fleeing gender-based...
Age: 29 Pronouns: She/Her Neighborhood: Flatbush Most Likely to: Takeover the planet, then vacation Favorite Quote: “My job is to somehow make them curious enough, or persuade them, by hook or crook, to get them more aware of themselves and where they came from and what they are into and what is already there, and just bring it out.” - Nina Simone If you were a teenager of color, who thought they were grown in the early-mid 2000s, you've been...

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