WE NEED YOUR SUGGESTIONS: Help us determine the Actions the girls should take at Sista-2-Sista Youth Summit on March 29th!
This is the first time in our 6 years of producing the Summit that we asked the girls to tell US what THEY want to discuss. Well the girls have spoken and they have identified some of the most pressing issues they feel that girls of Pan-African descent are facing:
SPOTLIGHT: $1,000 Book Scholarship for High School Seniors
The $1,000 Andrea D. Brown Book Scholarship is awarded to a high school senior planning on attending a 4-year accredited college/university with a minimum of 2.5 GPA. Applicants must submit a 1-page essay on how exposure to and/or participation in GNEP has had an impact on their lives.
Deadline to apply: Wednesday, March 26, 2014.
HELP: Support us with raising funds for the 7th Annual Sista-2-Sista Youth Summit
We recently completed our IndieGoGo Campaign where we raised $3216 (40.6%) of our goal, and we still need to raise additional funds to ensure that this Summit happens for the 7th year in a row! Can you help us? Please consider making a donation and sharing the information about our fundraising efforts with your networks. This Summit is only possible because of generous donations from our family, friends and supporters like you, and we truly cannot do it without you!
REGISTER: Register for the 7th Annual Sista-2-Sista Youth Summit!
Register for the 7th Annual Sista-2-Sista Youth Summit NOW.
Women and girls are welcome!
Rock a WE ARE THE ONES TEE!
Get a #WeAreTheOnes t-shirt, and support the 7th Annual Sista-2-Sista Youth Summit which will be held March 28-29, 2014 at St. Francis College in Brooklyn, NY.
The Sista-2-Sista Youth Summit has been empowering girls in the tri-state area since 2008.
Artist + Vocalist Honey LaRochelle featured.
Please read our Annual Snapshot Report to find out what we were able to accomplish in 2013 thanks to committed supporters like YOU. Thank You!
Download the Snapshot here: GNEP 2013 Snapshot
ANNOUNCING THE 2013 RECIPIENT of the NATASHA WHYTE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Natasha Whyte Memorial Scholarship is designed to celebrate and acknowledge the intelligence and determination of student parents, particularly single mothers.
2013 Recipient: Shakayla Lawrence
Shakayla Lawrence obtained her Associates Degree at Kingsborough Community College and is a proud mother of her now 16-month-old son. Graduating with honors, Shakayla gained recognition as a Kaplan Educational Foundation Scholar, a leader, a community liaison and a member of Phi Theta Kappa. Shakayla currently attends Smith College and is pursuing a double Bachelor’s Degree in Government and Sociology. After graduating from Smith, Shakayla plans on attending a joint JD and PhD program. Ultimately, she aspires to be a lawyer and establish her own non-profit organization to advance the educational attainment and success of minorities and young mothers.
“My dreams for my son are to provide an environment that will further enhance his education, opportunities, and love for learning.”