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Friday, June 16 • 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Validating Stories of Conflict and Becoming: Immigrant Adolescent Girls' Life Narratives in a Community Writing Workshop

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This paper reports outcomes of a community-based workshop in Hawai'i for underserved immigrant adolescent girls about writing a scholarship statement of purpose. Findings suggest that the workshops provided the girls a space to share their stories and reflect on how they had overcome trauma in transitioning to a new life.

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Betsy Gilliland

Assistant Professor, University of Hawaii at Manoa
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Priscila Leal

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Friday June 16, 2017 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Pago Pago Room