The Schools for Girls of Color Learning Network informs school leaders, educators, and others how to provide more accessible, supportive learning spaces for girls of color.

Educators & Professionals in School Communities:

Membership is free and open to adults working in school communities. Login to the platform or apply to join for access to these benefits:

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Online Webinars

Sign up for trainings and other online events focused on trauma-informed practices, race and gender bias, cultural competency, and promising practices and interventions.

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Discussion Forum

Engage in an interactive message board for Learning Network members to pose questions, post relevant comments, articles and ideas.

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Resource Center

Keep updated with the latest publications, including reports and recent studies.

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Community

Belong to a community of youth advisors, leadership team, and over 1,000 members spanning 46 states.

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ACEs Connection

Gain access to related content from “The ACEs Connection”, a 17,000-member social network focused on Adverse Childhood Experiences and fostering resilience

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Youth-Guided Work

Gain insight from our Youth Advisory Committee, made up of girls and young women of color under age 25, who ensure that our work addresses girls’ real-life concerns.

Join the Committee

Just for Girls: Join Us!

Are you interested in helping change schools and connecting with girls of color like yourself?
In this part of our website, you can learn about upcoming events and opportunities – like the announcements below – that are tailored for you!

Youth Advisory Committee

The Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) guides the work of the Schools for Girls of Color Learning Network and participates in our events, providing recommendations based on their lived experiences and gaining hands-on leadership experience. Members are girls and young women of color under the age of 25 from across the country. Visit https://schools4girlsofcolor.org/yac/ to learn more.

Upcoming Events & Submission Opportunities

Featured Activity

Submit Your Photos

Share your experiences during the pandemic through the expression of photography! If we receive at least 20 submissions from girls, we will post them in an online gallery. For more information about the gallery, watch our photography training.

Submit a Photo

Featured Activity

Join Our Essay Contest

We have invited girls of color to submit essays about how COVID-19 is affecting you. The author of the winning entry will receive a $75 prize and will be published in our newsletter and website! Runners-up will also be recognized.

Submit an Essay

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Photography Training

Learn how to use iPhones or cameras to capture your lived experience during the pandemic. The presentation is led by Critical Exposure, a DC organization that trains youth to harness the power of photography to fight for educational equity and social justice.

Watch the Photography Training Video

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Baking Demonstration

Learn how to bake sugar cookies with 10 year-old entrepreneur, Little Miss Sophia.

Watch the Baking Demonstration Video