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Social Action Projects

At GrassROOTS, we train young black girls to use their skills and talents to make a difference in the world. Leadership training begins in the first grade and extends through high school. By the time our girls are in sixth grade, we begin assessing their capacity to share what they have been taught in our leadership development programs.  Social action projects is our primary mechanism for evaluating their leadership competencies.   More specifically,  we use social action projects to evaluate…

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International Day of the Woman

International Day of the Woman gives us an opportunity to honor women who enhance our joy and our liberty.   GrassROOTS celebrates two hardworking Supermoms who inspire our girls and embody our work.   There are so many stories like these so we encourage each of you to watch these videos, then handwrite a letter and read it to a woman in your life. Call her or send a video to tell her how she helps to enhance your joy…

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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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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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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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Let’s Move It: Philly

Join the GrassROOTS Community Foundation as we come together to raise funds to develop a summer leadership camp for Black girls. This is the same camp that brought us girl changemakers like Marley Dias, Founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks. All proceeds to SuperCamp Philadelphia. For more about the camp click HERE. PARTY FOR A PURPOSE. A healthy girl is a return on your investment.   Music by Cosmo and Lean Wit It. 21+ only Chic dress. Bring a friend and expect some…

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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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