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Youth Political Talk

Publisher: Youth Political Talk

Published: February 23, 2021


Shayna Rutman is an 18 year old activist who uprooted her charity project Purses For A Purpose- San Diego last May with the help of her dad. She has collected purses and bags and filled them with travel sized toiletries and delivers them to women in her city. This organization centralizes itself with the purpose of reminding each homeless woman that receives a purse that they are valued and loved in society.

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