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Global Girls Inc.

Org #31298
Vetted since 2015
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raised on GlobalGiving
years fundraising
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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

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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

Project Reports

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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...
Feb 25, 2020
Evaluation reveals changing mindset is key
“The performing arts is my life now because of the experiences I had in Global Girls.” Ava is a senior at the University of Minnesota majoring in musical theatre. She spent a summer...
Nov 26, 2019
Global Girls turns 20!
In preparation for our 20th Anniversary in January 2020, we’ve begun a long-term evaluation study and hope to get responses from 200 girls who have participated in our programs. So far, 105...
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