Southern Black Girls, Pete and Thomas Foundation Launch #BlackGirlJoy Challenge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACTS: Candace Ledbetter, CNBetter Media, 770-709-1509 Kayla Tucker Adams, CNBetter Media, 214-403-9852   SOUTHERN BLACK GIRLS AND WOMEN’S CONSORTIUM, PETE AND THOMAS FOUNDATION ANNOUNCE SPECIAL CYCLE OF THE #BLACKGIRLJOYCHALLENGE FOCUSED ON MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS The #BlackGirlJoyChallenge launches on the “International Day of the Girl Child” and seeks to spread JOY to inspire the mental, social, emotional and overall well-being for Black girls and [...]

October 11th, 2023|

Official Contest Rules

    Official Contest Rules How to Enter Anyone making a contribution to Southern Black Girls  will be automatically entered into this drawing. However, No purchase or contribution is necessary.  Entries may be made by calling submitting completing the contest entry form below.   Eligibility You must be 18 years of age or older to enter.  Employees of Southern Black Girls and Women’s Consortium, the Appalachian Community Fund,  the Black Belt [...]

June 23rd, 2023|

High $5 Giving

We can do a lot with $5 For generations, Black southern women have been our visionaries, pointing the way towards brighter futures.  Today, we follow that tradition,  gathering our collective resources and to create brighter futures for ourselves.  Five dollars a month can fund an enrichment program,  support  Black women leaders, create joy for girls and most importantly, your donation welcomes you to the sisterhood of  Black women who [...]

March 31st, 2023|

2023 Black Girl Dream Conference

This summer, the Southern Black Girls and Women’s Consortium will host our 3rd annual Black Girls Dream Conference in the Home of the Blues, Memphis, Tennessee. On June 9-10, 2023 at the Sheraton Memphis Downtown more than 1,300  Black - girls, gender-expansive youth, and women of all ages will attend this two-day event dedicated to inspiring, empowering, and cultivating their dreams. DOWNLOAD THE FULL EVENT SCHEDULE. FOLLOW THIS LINK  [...]

March 14th, 2023|

Youth Ambassadors

Youth Ambassadors participate in a year leadership development program that prepares youth leaders to learn how to: 1) match the issues in their schools and communities to the policies impacting the lives of Black girls, 2) promote the #BlackGirlJoy Challenge among other girls in their  communities, and 3)review and score #BlackGirlJoy applications and select award winners. We engage Youth Ambassadors as ‘program advocates' to help the next group of Black [...]

March 7th, 2023|

An Open Letter to Megan Thee Stallion

In response to continued verbal and cultural violence against Megan Thee Stallion, the Southern Black Girls and Women's Consortium and our co-signatories posted an open letter on November 11, 2022.  Since that initial letter, we have received requests to join the campaign to end violence against Black women.  SIGN YOUR NAME HERE to let the world know that Black Women will protect each other. Work with Southern Black Girls [...]

November 12th, 2022|
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