Pachie's Place Presents: Peggie Orenstein's "Cinderella Ate My Daughter"

The author of a book we read not too long ago will be discussing it and related issues here in San Diego.

"The new pink and pretty “girlie-girl” culture encourages girls from infancy onward to believe that how they look matters more than who they are. From premature sexualization to the risk of depression to rising rates of narcissism, the potential negative impact of this new girlie-girl culture is undeniable—yet armed with awareness and recognition, parents can effectively counterbalance its influence in their daughters' lives.

New York Times
bestselling author Peggy Orenstein examines the links between the upsurge in princess products, the rise in cosmetic use among 6-8 year olds, and the ways girls present themselves on Facebook, where identity itself becomes a performance. She gives parents advice and insight on how to help their daughters navigate the rocky road to adulthood."

Don't let cost stop you from attending. Ashley has obtained a limited number of free tickets! Feel free to make a donation to Jewish Family Services of $2-$5 in lieu of paying for a ticket.

http://www.jfssd.org/site/Calendar?view=Detail&id=102481

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  • A former member
    A former member

    So excited!

    November 13, 2012

  • Jenna

    I sent an email about the free ticket but haven't heard back. Anybody know about this? And I think it would be so rad if we went dressed as zombie Disney Princesses LOL

    November 10, 2012

  • Ashley

    I'm actually going to be working this event.

    It's $12 for students

    September 18, 2012

    • Christine

      Hi guys, I'm confused about the recent posts. Is the event free, donation suggested, $12 for students and more for non students? Thanks, Christine

      November 7, 2012

    • Jessika

      I've updated the event details.

      November 7, 2012

  • joan k.

    I'd like a free ticket if possible. I will be performing that afternoon at that very location! (I'm a pianist/singer/songwriter).

    November 7, 2012

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