• Yara Shahidi, Elaine Welteroth, Cleo Wade Honored at the Lower East Side Girls Club Spring Fling

    4 days ago - By WWD

    “Can everyone hug the person next to them and say, ‘You are my sister?'”
    This is how poet, artist and activist Cleo Wade, started her speech Wednesday when she was honored at the Lower East Side Girls Club's Spring Fling. She was recognized alongside actress Yara Shahidi and former editor in chief of Teen Vogue, Elaine Welteroth.
    Female empowerment was the reigning theme at the organization's annual fund-raiser, held at Chinatown's Jing Fong Restaurant, which supports local middle and high school girls by providing a safe space and programs spanning from STEM and social justice advocacy to...
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