Ten Questions with United Nations Speaker Amelia Marcum

How did you discover Girl up? “I discovered Girl Up after attending the 2018 leadership summit in Washington DC. I was incredibly inspired by the empowering speakers, Teen Advisors, and attendees Who were all doing such important work in their communities. When I got back home to Denver, I decided to start the very first Girl Up club at my school. Over the last three … Continue reading Ten Questions with United Nations Speaker Amelia Marcum

Keith Dwayne Nelson Sentenced to the Death Penalty after Killing a 10-year-old Girl

Keith Dwayne Nelson was sentenced to death for the 1999 kidnapping, sexual abuse and subsequent killing of a 10-year-old girl, Pamela Butler. Nelson abducted Pamela while she was out rollerblading in front of her house in Kansas. Nelson confessed to raping Pamela and strangling her with a wire. Nelson’s attorney had filed some last minute legal challenges to his execution. Including arguments that the use … Continue reading Keith Dwayne Nelson Sentenced to the Death Penalty after Killing a 10-year-old Girl