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

Closing Gaps through Disruptive Innovation

By Ashley Ray | Jul 6, 2023

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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Girls For A Change in the Spotlight

By Ashley Ray | May 23, 2023

We’re not quite halfway through 2023, and we’ve already had a big year! We’ve been honored recently by some of Richmond’s amazing organizations for the work we do with and…

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Show Up, TJ, and Secure the Bag

By Ashley Ray | Apr 10, 2023

THOMAS JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS PARTNER WITH RETAILER DTLR TO PUT ON A FASHION SHOW AS PART OF RVA FASHION WEEK “Show Up, TJ and Secure the Bag” will Promote…

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The Girl Ambassador Program Celebrates 5 Years of Success

By Ashley Ray | Mar 25, 2023

After five years of offering professional skills development to young women of color through the Girl Ambassador Program, we have a lot to celebrate. Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, GFAC has…

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One Million Reasons to Build – Private Donor Event Recap

By Girls For A Change | Mar 16, 2023

On February 27, 2023, Girls For A Changed welcomed Black philanthropists to the Black History Museum in Richmond, VA to support Black girls by providing a brave space to restore,…

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Sip and Support Black Girls at Penny’s Wine Shop

By Ashley Ray | Mar 9, 2023

It’s amazing what can be accomplished when women come together to support each other. Penny’s Wine Shop in Richmond’s Jackson Ward is calling on the community to join them in…

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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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