‘Daughters’ Documentary Receives Sundance Awards, Positive Reviews, Accolades
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by Girls For A Change
3w ago
Incarcerated fathers and daughters reunite at a daddy-daughter dance in Sundance documentary Excerpt From AP News: PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Angela Patton has devoted her career to listening to the needs of young girls. Over a decade ago, the CEO of the nonprofit Girls For a Change and founder of Camp Diva Leadership Academy helped start a program in Richmond, Virginia, that created a daddy… Source ..read more
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Variety – ‘Daughters’ to Receive Subject Matter Grant at Sundance Film Festival
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by Girls For A Change
1M ago
Subject Matter will award a grant of $25,000 to “Daughters” by Angela Patton and Natalie Rae. The documentary will have its world premiere in the U.S. Documentary Competition at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival. The nonprofit organization Girls For A Change, led by Patton, will also receive a $20,000 grant. “The ‘Daughters’ documentary has been an 8-year journey, and every day of hard work and… Source ..read more
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2023 Style Weekly Photos of the Year
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by Girls For A Change
1M ago
Girls For A Change made Style Weekly Photos of the year! Girl Action Team participant and Thomas Jefferson High School student Iyanna Harris was photographed during our “Show Up, TJ, and Secure the Bag” event as part of RVA FASHION WEEK. See all the photos https://bit.ly/4auLGYO Fashion show participant Iyanna Harris modeling at the The Girls For A Change Thomas… Source ..read more
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Peer Advisors Take Flight: California to Atlanta
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by Ashley Ray
2M ago
Greetings! My name is Afryea Williams. I’m 17 years old and in the 12th grade. I am a Peer Advisor for Girls For A Change. A Peer Advisor is an ambassador who endorses all things GFAC. A Peer Advisor works on social media content, promoting GFAC programs, and is an overall leader. This fall, an opportunity for the Peer Advisors to travel to California and Atlanta arose. While in California… Source ..read more
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Why Ban Books that Make Black Girls Smile?
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by Ashley Ray
7M ago
The Hate You Give The Bluest Eye Beloved The Hill We Climb ABC’s of Black History These books have at least two things in common: they were written by Black authors and they were banned in the most recent book banning tirade. For over 100 years — since the days when “banned in Boston” was a badge of honor for hit new Broadway shows – organizations like the ACLU have fought government censorship... Source ..read more
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Closing Gaps through Disruptive Innovation
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by Ashley Ray
7M ago
Every year we reflect on our after school programs to recap and celebrate the achievements and stick-to–itiveness of participants. The 2022-2023 school year was especially profound for us as an organization. This year, our partnerships ran deeper as we dreamed up our Girl Action Team projects and program themes, with intention going into the experiences we offered. As we navigate what it means to... Source ..read more
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Camp Diva Application
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by Girls For A Change
8M ago
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Show Up, TJ, and Secure the Bag
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by Ashley Ray
11M ago
THOMAS JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO PUT ON A FASHION SHOW AS PART OF RVA FASHION WEEK “Show Up, TJ and Secure the Bag” will Promote School Spirit, Sustainability, and Diversity in the Industry Richmond, Virginia; Tuesday, March 28, 2023; The red carpet will roll out at Thomas Jefferson High School on Tuesday, April 18 for the kickoff of RVA Fashion Week – the first ever Fashion Show at a High... Source ..read more
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One Million Reasons to Build – Private Donor Event Recap
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by Girls For A Change
11M ago
On February 27, 2023, Girls For A Changed welcomed Black philanthropists to the Black History Museum in Richmond, VA to support Black girls by providing a brave space to restore, revive and thrive. Guests joined us in the spirit of Ubuntu. (Zulu: humanity to others) Check out the Flickr gallery below. Source ..read more
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Sip and Support Black Girls at Penny’s Wine Shop
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by Ashley Ray
1y ago
It’s amazing what can be accomplished when women come together to support each other. Penny’s Wine Shop in Richmond’s Jackson Ward is calling on the community to join them in supporting Girls For A Change this Women’s History Month. Wine lovers can stop by Penny’s and try a glass (or two or three) of Aslina Umsasane wine during the month of March and 15% of the purchase will benefit our One... Source ..read more
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