Please support us with raising funds for the 8th Annual Sista-2-Sista Youth Summit in Brooklyn, NY on March 20-21, 2015.

We launched our IndieGoGo Campaign on February 2nd and we appreciate anything that you can contribute towards our $6000 goal. Our Summit is FREE of charge to the girls and we are committed to keeping it this way. Please help us ensure that our young girls can attend for free.

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!

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Registration for the 8th Annual Summit Now Open!

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Our  Summer  Benefit  was  a  Success!

On Monday, June 9th, GNEP co-hosted our Summer Benefit with the Lil’ Raggamuffin Summer Camp and it was a huge success! The event was produced by LivelyHood and included an awards segment where we honored Council Member Laurie Cumbo, and Artist/Activist Danny Simmons; live performances by Chargaux, Meridian and Tecla; an art auction; food; and dancing with DJ Hard Hittin Harry.

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Our  7th  Annual  Sista-2-Sista  Youth  Summit was  a  Success!



We ARE The Ones!

Get a #WeAreTheOnes t-shirt, and support our Annual Sista-2-Sista Youth Summit.

The Sista-2-Sista Youth Summit has been empowering girls in the tri-state area since 2008.

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For the past 6 years, GNEP has hosted a full day empowerment summit for high school girls in the NYC area. We’ve had notable and distinguished leaders like Susan L. Taylor, Chrisette Michelle, Marsha Ambrosius, Michaela angela Davis, Beverly Bond, Toni Blackman, Lauren Lake and Sonia Alleyne support our cause. We are eternally grateful. From a dream to a reality, find out more about the Summit!


  • The Sista-2-Sista Youth Summit (“S2S”) is a one-day empowerment summit connecting 125 high school girls of Pan African descent from underserved areas across NYC with women making a difference in the areas of technology, media, law, health and wellness, medicine, entertainment, education, personal growth and development and other fields. The girls are engaged in workshops, live entertainment, and reflective activities. Read More
  • The Brotha-2-Brotha Youth Summit empowers 125 high school boys and 20 middle school boys of Pan-African descent to reach their full potential by engaging them in workshops, live entertainment, and reflective activities. Utilizing a 3 step-process of self-awareness, self-appreciation, and self-actualization the workshops and activities equip participants with fundamental tools to make well-informed decisions today and in the future. Read More
  • GNEP has partnered with ROOTS, a student organization at the New York Institute of Technology to provide monthly conversations on topics that impact people of African, Caribbean and Latino descent. The intention of these conversations is to affirm the richness of our culture and to disrupt conversations that impact our ability to fully realize our potential and purpose on this planet at this time in history. The Conversations are hosted the third Thursday of every month. [button color="#COLOR_CODE" background="#COLOR_CODE" size="medium"