Betty Davis Limited Edition T-shirt
Available March 15th for Women's Heritage Month
2013 NAACP Image Awards
BLACK GIRLS ROCK! has historic win at the 44th Annual NAACP Image Awards. On February 1st, Beverly Bond accepted NAACP Image Award in the Outstanding Variety Series category for the 2012 BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Awards on BET network. On winning award, Beverly Bond said, “There are now mainstream media platforms where women and girls can be honored, uplifted, and empowered. And these positive messages resonate with mainstream audiences!”
VOLUNTEER for BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Volunteers are vital members of the BLACK GIRLS ROCK! team and we
currently have volunteer opportunities available for college students, graduate students, and professionals who are interested in serving as academic tutors and college prep counselors. Read More
BGR! QUEENS CAMP FOR LEADERSHIP &
Accepting Applications March 1
Through a series of dynamic programs our camp will emphasize the importance of team work, striving for excellence, community service, and critical thinking in order to promote self-confidence, social development and active leadership. Read More
BLACK GIRLS ROCK! APPROACH
We are dedicated to the empowerment of girls aged 12 to 17 years old through mentoring, enrichment programs and opportunities that place special emphasis on personal development through the arts
OUR WORK: We See Solutions
Mentor teenage girls of color through innovative arts programs
Encourage positive life-changing activity, critical thinking and artistic integrity for teenage girls of color
Promote positive images of women of color in media
Encourage dialogue and analysis on the ways women of color are presented in mainstream media in our present-day culture
100% of the mentees that have completed the BLACK GIRLS ROCK! program have gone on to college.
"CONGRATULATIONS to my baby, BGR senior Victoria for being accepted to Seton Hall University. Thank you Jesus for the acceptance and related scholarships! And thank you Beverly for all the support and special senior seminars. I recommend all black girls who rock to get involved with BGR and make plans for your future" - Victoria did! - Victor
100% of Queen Campers agree that the summer camp enabled them to develop and practice leadership skills.
"After attending Black Girls Rock! Queens Camp I've been inspired to not only better myself but my community and peers by setting a good example. Good enough no longer satisfies me, as a black girl who rocks, I've dedicated my life to exceeding the expectations of others. I am smarter, stronger, and I rock harder. This has changed my life and my perspective, the world seems so much bigger!" - Travia.
100% of mentees that participated the BLACK GIRLS ROCK Empowerment Circle reported an increased understanding on the importance of global sisterhood and social relationships.
"Honestly, it is such a rewarding experience because there are two aspects of it. There is a bonding and sisterhood instilled within us. Therefore, it helps you emotionally and encourages you to be yourself. I wish everyone could get an experience like this — it would be a much more enlightened world." - Samantha