Grantmakers for Girls of Color Announces Dr. Monique Morris as its First Executive Director

Renown author and activist will guide new organization, with…

COVID-I9-Related Resources and Guides

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We are lifting up a resource guide on Covid-ID related emergency…

Issue Brief: Increasing School Connectedness for Girls: Restorative Justice as a Health Equity Resource

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Schools can play an essential role in ending health inequities.…

Mental Health, School-Based Health Centers, and Girls of Color: Policy and Practice Recommendations

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This compendium of policy and practice recommendations aggregates…

Mental Health and Communities of Color

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Communities across the United States face a chronic epidemic…

The Promise and Challenge of School-Based Mental Health Care for Girls of Color

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The majority of youth who need mental health services don’t…

Why won’t society let Black girls be children?

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Punishment was a hallmark of my educational experience. It…

Rural Montana had already lost too many Native women. Then Selena disappeared.

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Jackie Big Hair slept in her car for days, waking every few hours…

Bill seeks to ease harsh discipline against girls of color

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U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley is pushing legislation aimed at confronting…

Ending Harsh Discipline Against Girls of Color

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Across America girls of color are disproportionately subjected…

Missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

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Nationwide, the voices of Indigenous people have united to raise…

Mental Health and Girls of Color

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Women and girls of all races and ethnicities are more likely…

G4GC Presents: 2020 (Re)Imagining Futures for Girls of Color, Register by January 10

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Join us for Grantmakers for Girls of Color’s fourth convening,…

'Nobody saw me': why are so many Native American women and girls trafficked?

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va was found at dusk in late December 2016, standing in an Albuquerque…

Data show girls in NYC schools receive special ed services at disproportionately lower rates than boys.

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Little is known about girls — especially girls of color —…

Ayanna Pressley introduces legislation to end the ‘pushout’ of Black girls

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We are all magicians. This country practices a particular…

A just society doesn’t criminalize girls

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Too frequently, educational justice is denied for girls – especially…

Making missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls visible

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In January, Deb Haaland, a Laguna Pueblo woman from New Mexico,…

Writing the stories of Black girls in America

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"I am always mindful of who's in the room and who I'm speaking…

Decriminalizing Black Girls

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A report from the Legal Aid Justice Center earlier this year…

Black Kids Go Missing at a Higher Rate than White Kids.

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The chilling story of Jayme Closs, the 13-year-old Wisconsin…

The Criminalization of Black Girlhood

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“The Black woman is the most unprotected, unloved woman on…

Muslim Student Athlete Disqualified From Race for Wearing Hijab

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Noor Alexandria Abukaram has played three high school sports…

Suicide Attempts Among Black Children and Teens Increasing at Alarming Rates

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Suicide attempts among black children and teens are increasing…

Meet the Young Activists of Color who are Leading the Charge Against Climate Disaster

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Indisputably, Greta Thunberg is an exemplary leader — inspiring…

The U.S. Has Been Silencing Black Girls’ Voices for Decades

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A recent story about a group of girls fighting for civil rights…

Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley Tackles The ‘PUSHOUT’ Of Black Girls At School

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Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) knows that for too many…

Black Girls Rock…So Why Aren’t They Getting The Healthcare They Need And Deserve?

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When I first met Carla in my Brooklyn clinic, she was a lanky,…

The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

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The new book Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools…

Black Girls Can’t Dress Their Way Out of Racist or Sexist Policies

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Schools are opening their doors to a new group of students, ready…

Black Girls Say D.C. School Dress Codes Unfairly Target Them. Now They’re Speaking Up.

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For generations, girls have been sent to the principal’s office…

Fighting the Degrading and Dangerous Treatment of Menstruating Migrant Girls

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It was only a matter of time before President Donald Trump made…