The digital platform highlight’s various female trailblazers who share their unique stories and perspectives to help foster empathy, equality, and respect—while inspiring others to share their voices for good, too.
The first episode, 4 Generations of Black Voices, features Marley Dias, youth activist and author; Paris Williams, Paris Cares Foundation, along with her mom and educator Alicia Marshall; plus, writer and American Girl author Denise Lewis Patrick. These advocates for change are working hard to ensure Black stories and Black voices are seen, heard, and valued.
In support, the company, known for having one of the most inclusive and diverse selections of dolls and books today, has made its stories written by Black women and featuring Black heroines available to download on its free online library to raise visibility, and has donated $500,000 in these and other titles to schools and libraries across the country.
Throughout 2021, American Girl’s Conversations for Change series will highlight more videos, letters, and advice from incredible young leaders who are determined to make the world a better place.