Girls Speak

A place for your words, your art, your actions, your goals and your dreams

Girls Speak

A place for your words, your art, your actions, your goals and your dreams

Donate Your Birthday in 2023

By Ashley Ray | Jan 4, 2023

Support the Renovation and Buildout of our Reception Area There’s power in community, and we’re asking supporters to tap their communities in an easy way this year, by choosing Girls…

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Get Involved in 2023

By Ashley Ray | Dec 18, 2022

We have lots of opportunities to get involved, share your skills, be a mentor, and offer inspiration and advice to young, Black girls. Fashionistas and Creatives We are looking to…

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The GFAC Garden Needs a Little TLC

By Ashley Ray | Nov 19, 2022

We’ve been building and growing our Teaching Garden at Girls For A Change for a few years now, adding beautiful murals, raised beds, and a full-fledged program with horticulturist Heather…

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7 Ways to Support Girls For A Change

By Ashley Ray | Oct 8, 2022

“Give girls an opportunity to lead by putting them in the forefront of change efforts; hearing their voices; responding to their asks; and welcoming them in decision-making spaces – it…

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Sneakers For A Change

By Ashley Ray | Sep 30, 2022

The 2021-2022 Thomas Jefferson High School Girl Action Team spent the Fall and Spring exploring how the fashion industry affects climate change with Tanita Gray of Last Report. After learning about sustainable…

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Celebrating Milestones with GFAC Alumnae

By Ashley Ray | Sep 18, 2022

This month we closed out our 2022 summer programs with a joyful, cultural Closing Ceremony Celebration. This year at Camp Diva Leadership Academy, we celebrated a few important firsts in…

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SneakerFest to Benefit Girls For A Change

By Ashley Ray | Sep 8, 2022

SneakerFest to Headline Richmond Fashion Week’s Fall Season Events Across City Showcase Local Fashion Industry Oct. 5-9 RICHMOND, VA — SneakerFest returns to Richmond Fashion Week this fall, showcasing local artists…

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Celebrating Successes from the 2022 Girl Ambassador Program

By Makayla Williams | Aug 11, 2022

Girl Ambassador Participant Makayla Williams recaps the 2022 program, highlighting participants and hiring partners.

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How market day teaches financial literacy to these kid entrepreneurs

By Girls For A Change | Jul 29, 2022

‘Make something, sell something, make money, connect with the community’ CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — Some young entrepreneurs have spent the summer honing their skills and gearing up for the Girls…

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