Activism

#Proud2BMe5Day at The College of New Jersey

By Samantha Selikoff--People say college years are supposed to be the best years, but with suicide on the rise, it is more important than ever that people stop and realize that everyone has something to be proud of.

Love Your Tree

By Emma Shakarshy-“Being a girl, you grow up with all of these body image expectations put on you.” Amelia Robinson’s response? Make art about it. 

Proud2Bme 5 Day Photo Challenge

By Jasmin Garcia--For the week of April 27th–May 1st, the CSU Northridge Proud2Bme On Campus team has created a 5 Day Photo Challenge activity on social media. The idea came about after a successful week of campus events during NEDAwareness week.

#BLACKOUT: Black Self-Love on Social Media

By Kimberly Neil--It all started on tumblr. One of the creators (expect-the-greatest) had a lightbulb moment when he realized the only black people he really saw regularly on his dash were celebrities.

Come As You Are

By Stephanie Virbitsky--A self-proclaimed perfectionist, assimilating into the University of Pennsylvania’s competitive campus culture over a year ago was no easy feat.

Poll

Does your campus have eating disorder resources?
 

About Us

Proud2Bme is an online community created by and for teens. We cover everything from fashion and beauty to news, culture, and entertainment—all with the goal of promoting positive body image and encouraging healthy attitudes about food and weight.

This site was developed in partnership with Riverduinen and made possible by generous contributions from JPMorgan Chase, Globant, the University of Delaware, and The Hilda & Preston Davis Foundation.

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