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YourTeen Interview

Your Teen Magazine Interview

Source: Your Teen Magazine
Program: Inside Scoop with Susan Borison
Recorded on February 11, 2021

Janice Johnson Dias, author of PARENT LIKE IT MATTERS: How to Raise Joyful, Change-Making Girls, shared how to raise joyful girls (and boys). It’s not hard and it makes sense. AND, she has the formula.


Dr. Janice Johnson Dias, co-creator of the GrassROOTS Community Foundation (GCF), a public health and social justice organization that develops, scales, and funds community health initiatives for impoverished women and girls, has been described as a force of nature. Janice is a scholar-activist whose life’s work is developing research-informed, innovative solutions to the challenges facing the urban poor, particularly underserved black mothers and their children. Dr. Johnson Dias currently lives in West Orange, New Jersey, with her husband, Scott Dias, a geographer, their daughter Marley, and dog Philly.

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