Girls for Gender Equity
New York Moves To Eliminate Language in State Law Labeling Youth ‘Incorrigible’
Before she became America’s First Lady of Song, Ella Fitzgerald was a New York City teen deemed “ungovernable,” and sent up the Hudson River to a racially segregated group home for “incorrigible” girls, where she was barred from singing in the choir.
Unequal Living and Unequal Funding for Women and Girls of Color
Question: If funding to support boys and men of color is a priority, with some two dozen foundations involved, why are women and girls of color not an equal priority? The fact is that few new philanthropic efforts are aimed specifically at improving the lives of girls and young women of color.