Youth take the stage! Girls pose prior to a performance Girls practice mindfulness at sunrise Casina and her sisters as adults

Global Girls Inc.

Org #31298
Vetted since 2015
year founded
raised on GlobalGiving
years fundraising
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars


Global Girls mission is to equip girls of color with skills that nurture their individual growth and inspire them to use their talents for positive change in their communities and throughout the world. We provide a safe space where participants learn performance, communication and social/emotional skills. Our curriculum is grounded in positive youth development best practices stemming from research in child and adolescent development. The overwhelming consensus is that youth need the following key assets to thrive and become healthy productive adults: 1. Safe environment 2. Supportive environment 3. Interaction 4. Engagement 5. Youth-centered policies and practices 6. High expectations The... read more

Projects (1)

Project Leaders
Marvinetta Woodley-Penn
Marvinetta Woodley-Penn
Marvinetta M WoodleyPenn, Sherron Hawkins
Organization Information
8151 S South Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
United States
Organization Information
8151 S South Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
United States

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Feb 16, 2021
Global Girls 21st Anniversary. She's an adult now.
In the midst of the work is the work. You start with a bit of a plan that morphs and bends and even bleeds over into the next plan. If you stop too long to perfect everything, before trying to make...
Oct 16, 2020
Preparing to travel when the world reopens
Our bodies might be confined to home, local and country borders, but are minds and souls are free to wander. And so, we dream, we plan and we create fundraisers to support our next international arts...
Jun 23, 2020
Global Girls shares stories and promotes change
Global Girls is located on the south east side of Chicago on the border between South Shore and South Chicago. The staff, majority of the board and volunteer pool are African American and also live in...
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