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SuperGirls Society (SGS) monthly leadership meeting

SuperGirls Society (SGS) monthly leadership meeting. Led by SGS President Marley Dias, Vice President Tori Fergus and Secretary Amina Anekwe Available for viewing on GCF YouTube. SGS is GrassROOTS Community Foundation leadership development program for black girls. Girls discuss current topics, review books, learn leadership skills including public speaking and parliamentary procedures. Any questions can be directed to SGS Director, Sherille Raymond, sraymond@grassrootscommunityfoundation.org

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GrassROOTS Community Foundation’s Think F.A.S.T.E.R Conference

It was held on Friday, April 13, 2018 at Essex County College in Newark, NJ. This one of a kind convening that brings together high school and college girls from New Jersey focuses on offering strategies for how girls can succeed in Finance, Arts, Science, Technology, Engineering and Research.   Girl participants had an opportunity to meet with high-level executives from each of these fields. Each of these women investor has been specifically selected because their narratives mirror the girls we…

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SuperGirls Society (SGS) monthly leadership meeting

SuperGirls Society (SGS) monthly leadership meeting. Led by SGS President Marley Dias, Vice President Tori Fergus and Secretary Amina Anekwe Available for viewing on GCF YouTube. SGS is GrassROOTS Community Foundation leadership development program for black girls. Girls discuss current topics, review books, learn leadership skills including public speaking and parliamentary procedures. Any questions can be directed to SGS Director, Sherille Raymond, sraymond@grassrootscommunityfoundation.org

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Think F.A.S.T.E.R 2018

Think FASTER is a daylong convening that brings together high school and college girls from New Jersey focuses on offering strategies for how girls can succeed in Finance, Arts, Science, Technology, Engineering and Research.   We'll bring together 150 girl participants to meet with and learn from high-level executives from each of these fields.   Each of these women has been specifically selected because their narratives mirror the girls we serve. Through their dedication to leadership, commitment to justice and community,…

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Open House for SuperCamp Philly

SuperCamp Philly Open House will be held after the Roots, Rock, Run training. Meet Marley Dias and other SuperGirls and learn more about our black girls leadership training program On spot interviewing available. To be held in the Auditorium of Anna Lane Lingelbach Elementary School   SuperCamp will be held from July 9th thru August 3rd. Final performance on August 4th.

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SuperGirls Society (SGS) monthly leadership meeting

SuperGirls Society (SGS) monthly leadership meeting. Led by SGS President Marley Dias, Vice President Tori Fergus and Secretary Amina Anekwe Available for viewing on GCF YouTube. SGS is GrassROOTS Community Foundation leadership development program for black girls. Girls discuss current topics, review books, learn leadership skills including public speaking and parliamentary procedures. Any questions can be directed to SGS Director, Sherille Raymond, sraymond@grassrootscommunityfoundation.org

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Invest in Black Girls Leadership Training

After years of success in New Jersey and a short pilot in Philadelphia, GrassROOTS Community Foundation is ready to expand our girls leadership training model. We are seeking your support to develop more black girl changemakers.   Support black girl leadership in New Jersey and Philly by donating today!!   SuperCamp: The Leadership Training Experience  For 8 years, we have trained 50+ black girls at SuperCamp, the summer intensive leadership training program where our SuperGirls learn the foundation of becoming changemakers.  …

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SuperGirls Society (SGS) monthly leadership meeting

SuperGirls Society (SGS) monthly leadership meeting. Led by SGS President Marley Dias, Vice President Tori Fergus and Secretary Amina Anekwe Available for viewing on GCF YouTube. SGS is GrassROOTS Community Foundation leadership development program for black girls. Girls discuss current topics, review books, learn leadership skills including public speaking and parliamentary procedures. Any questions can be directed to SGS Director, Sherille Raymond, sraymond@grassrootscommunityfoundation.org  

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SuperCamp application for girls 1st-8th grade is now open (Summer 2018)

The same camp that trained SuperGirl Marley Dias is now accepting applicants. Applications for our leadership development program are open. If you live in the City of Philadelphia and Essex County, New Jersey, you are eligible to apply for our SuperGirlsSociety (SGS).  SGS is a family-based yearlong leadership development program that works with black girls (1st thru 8th grade) and their caregiving circle. This unique association provides public health and social action programming with an emphasis on sisterhood and service.…

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Marley Receives the Smithsonian’s American Ingenuity Award

It wasn’t the sudden dinner theater that got the crowd on its feet, though. The lone ovation was reserved for 12-year-old Marley Dias, who launched an initiative called #1000BlackGirlBooks out of frustration that most of the literature she was being assigned in her Philadelphia-area school “were about white boys and their dogs.” Her project set out to find—and donate—1,000 books with black, female protagonists; so far she’s collected 10,000.   Click on the source link below to see full article and Marley's…

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