Public Statement on Bensley Agrihood Rezoning

For the past 3 years, the Bensley Agrihood Planning Project (BAPP) cohort has been working to build Bensley Agrihood in North Chesterfield, Virginia. The cohort is comprised of Happily Natural Day,…

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Celebrating 20 Years of Camp Diva Leadership Academy

Camp Diva Leadership Academy is marking its 20th anniversary this summer! In over two decades of serving Black girls, we have learned a lot. We’ve learned how to listen, how…

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‘Daughters’ Documentary Scores Netflix Deal

Angela Patton, Kerry Washington, and Natalie Rae posing for photo.

“…Daughters cleaned up at the Sundance Film Festival. With the “Audience Award in Documentary Competition,” plus the overall “Festival Favorite” award in pocket and the glowing articles from movie reviewers…

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Peer Advisors Take Flight: California to Atlanta

Greetings! My name is Afryea Williams. I’m 17 years old and in the 12th grade. I am a Peer Advisor for Girls For A Change. A Peer Advisor is an…

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2023 Style Weekly Photos of the Year

Girls For A Change made Style Weekly Photos of the year!  Girl Action Team participant and Thomas Jefferson High School student Iyanna Harris was photographed during our “Show Up, TJ, and Secure…

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Why Ban Books that Make Black Girls Smile?

The Hate You Give The Bluest Eye Beloved The Hill We Climb ABC’s of Black History These books have at least two things in common: they were written by Black…

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Closing Gaps through Disruptive Innovation

Every year we reflect on our after school programs to recap and celebrate the achievements and stick-to–itiveness of participants. The 2022-2023 school year was especially profound for us as an…

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