The issues that Black girls face rarely receive the attention of the public, policy makers, or researchers. Black girls experience:
Black girls are often seen as less innocent and more grown up than other girls. They require encouragement and support to identify, challenge and overcome issues in the areas of education, health and wellness, juvenile justice, and identity development.
Who will ask the tough questions on behalf of our girls in an effort to disrupt inequality? we.REIGN, Inc will advocate on behalf of and with Black girls centering their voices and their stories. Our professional and organizational growth programming creates space for open dialogue, analysis, and evaluation of the systems and programs that are designed to support, but often harm Black girls. We bring with us solutions from Black girls and we stand with them as they share their ideas with other stakeholders, constituents and allies.
We provide school and community based programming for Black girls and their families. Workshop topics include:
Our signature workshops series "We Speak" is designed to inform and prepare our girls to become change agents in their lives and their communities.
Our summer internships Advocacy, Activism, and Organizing (A.A.O.) and Black Girl Agenda provide the opportunity for girls to explore the National Black Girl Agenda and develop their own political platform for addressing issues that impact their lives.
Highlights from our 1st Annual Black Girl Convening. We hope to see you next year!
We create and support the development of safe spaces where Black girls can define themselves, for themselves and live unapologetically as they prepare and plan to become change agents in their lives and communities.
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Every Saturday in March Black girls are taking the lead as advocates, activists, and organizers. Each panel will feature Black girls who live and attend school in Philadelphia and Montgomery County, PA, and center on topics that are important to them and their communities.