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My Crowning Jewel CEO Writes Children's Book To Inspire Little Girls To Dream Big and Take Action!

Veronica N. Chapman, CEO of My Crowning Jewel, just released her new children's book, "I Know I Can!"  A Spelman College alumna, Veronica is no stranger to art nor activism as her résumé will attest. In 2008 she founded Boxxout, a grassroots organization that "provides teens in low-income communities with engaging, innovative, and practical workshops and events where they can employ the 21st Century skills required for success." Additionally, she is the author of The Advent of Planet Martyr (a book) and Ancestors Inc. (a play), whose themes reflect her commitment to community and the youth.  To no surprise, Veronica's latest work, I Know I Can!, is an artistic response to the young girls in her workshops. "The reality is . . . many of our young girls...

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