Not in Our Town knows how effective young activists can be through our board members Ziad Ahmed and his redefy organization and Winona Guo and Priya Vulchi’s Princeton CHOOSE.  Now another young New Jerseyan, 11-year-old Marley Dias, is addressing the problem of lack of black female leads in children’s books, by launching her own drive to collect 1000 books with black female lead characters.