Tag: bullying

Natalie Hampton

Sit With UsLos Angeles, CAStory & Photography by Lauri LevenfeldStyling by Grace Wethor
Makeup & Hair by Stephanie Baker

Natalie Hampton was a creative and inspired kid, always social and ready for the next party or fun celebration. That was until Middle School, when Natalie was bullied online and in real life. The teasing and torture became scary when Hampton was physically attacked and had to change schools for safety. Hampton decided it was time to stand up and do something, to take the power away from these bullies and claim it back for herself and anyone who has ever gone through a similar story. Natalie created an app, Sit With Us, where no one is left alone at lunchtime to build back a community of love and kindness, where no one is alone and there is a place for everyone. Natalie has been awarded many times over for her courage in saying no. No to bullies, one lunch at a time.  


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Skai Jackson

ActressLos Angeles, CAPhotos & Story by Lauri LevenfeldStyling by Erin Kelley, Makeup by Melissa Sandora, Hair by Kendria Spratt

It seems lately the whole world is tapping in to watch Disney Bunk’d star Skai Jackson, and it’s not just my 7-year old daughter Harley. Women of all ages have been struck by this sweet, confident girl who has stood up for herself when she needed to on social media, opposed bullying, and commandeered all girls to just get along. Jackson, already a veteran in her industry at 14, talks about the time, energy and sacrifices she has made to build her career to what it is today. Skai’s story comes at a perfect time, in the wake of introducing our newest platform, The Project for Girls, launching on September 21st. A platform that will not only shed light on the behind the scenes of successful girls everywhere, but provide inspiration and resources, and as well,  introduce topics of conversation written by girls for girls creating a safe haven to discuss all freely and honestly. Thanks Skai, for paving the way!

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A note about The Project For Girls

Photo by Jess Epstein

What’s The Project for Girls, you ask? It’s a new site, written for young women, by young women, about real challenges they face, as well as their creative dreams, big wins, and lessons they’ve learned. We talk to girls from all walks of life – Francesca Capaldi of “Dog with a Blog” and “Bunk’d” star Skai Jackson are a couple you might recognize – and go deep with personal Q&A’s and fantastic photos. Created by fashion photographer (Marie Claire, Sundance Film Fest, Seventeen Magazine) and The Project for Women Founder Lauri Levenfeld, The Project for Girls aims to be a brand new way for girls to gather online. It’s time to make the Internet feel good for girls.

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