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For the past eight years, GrassROOTS has been providing necessary resources for Newark, the West Ward neighborhood and the over 1,000 families living at Georgia King Village, a housing development in Newark, and home to a significant number of single, black mothers and their children. Almost 30 percent of Newark’s residents live below the US poverty threshold and 1 in 5 residents of Essex County are food insecure. In previous years we have partnered with the City of Newark and…

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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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