Calling all New York Girls & Agencies!
Join us for a fun-filled day of interactive workshops, activities, performances, and a town-hall discussion with elected officials surrounding the issue of equity in education!
WHO: Girls and young women ages 12 – 20
WHAT: The Brooklyn Girls Collaborative's 2012 Summit: Yes She Can! Girls Take Back Their Education with workshops from Girls Incorporated of New York City, HEAT, Girls for Gender Equity, The Center for Anti-Violence Education, Realize Your Beauty, The Resilience Advocacy Project,viBe Theater Experience, iHollaback, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health Center, Catchafire, Ali Forney Center, the NYC Great Debaters, the Young Women of Color HIV/AIDS Coalition, A Young Mother's D.R.E.A.M., Scenarios USA, Urban Word NYC, the Haitian-American Community Coalition, Inc., the Girl Scouts of Greater New York, and the Brooklyn Cooperative Credit Union!
Come hear DJ Franchella spin some girl empowering beats!
WHERE: The Urban Assembly Institute of Math & Science for Young Women
WHEN: August 17, 2012
WHY: Learn, connect, and share your voice with other New York girls and women!
COST: It’s free! Breakfast and lunch will be provided and there will be awesome goodie bags for the first 200 participants and more surprises and special guests to come!
The Brooklyn Girls Collaborative is led by Girls Incorporated of New York City whose mission is to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Special thanks to the " href="http://www.ywcabklyn.org/" target="_blank">YWCA of Brooklyn for hosting our meetings all year!
The Brooklyn Girls Collaborative is made possible through generous funding from the Brooklyn Community Foundation and the Schott Foundation.
The Brooklyn Girls Collaborative (BGC) is an initiative of Girls Incorporated of New York City. The BGC is a network of girls’ serving organizations dedicated to building a better Brooklyn for girls and young women and offering a platform to advocate and voice concerns pertaining to their education, health, safety, and equality. Member agencies meet bi-monthly to network, share resources, and learn new skills through professional development workshops.
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