YLI is My Story

Mujeres Así: Paulina Rojas on her journey through poetry to publication

 | 
YLI is My Story

On Friday, August 18th, the Dominican Writers Association released its new anthology of poems, Ritmo Que Late. Of the thousands of submissions, Paulina Roja’s “Mujeres Así” was selected for inclusion in the new anthology. In this interview, she describes her journey across the country and through culture to arrive at the theme for her poem.

Youth Voice Has Entered the Chat

 | 
YLI is My Story

While the word “radical” carries a connotation of being extreme, unstable, or controversial, it actually describes the building of foundations. Change is the only constant in nature, and it is a continuous process. It is in this sense that youth leadership is radical — young people help society adapt to the continual forces of change.