OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces New All-Female Virtual Series “Girlfriends Check In”

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced more celebrity names added to the new all-female Saturday night virtual reality show “Girlfriends Check In.” Continue Reading →

Selfies Could Be A Source Of Anxiety And Body Shame For Teen Girls From Harlem To Harare

While researchers have seen a surge in anxiety in teens from Harlem to Hollywood, particularly for those who spend a lot of time in front of screens, a new study conducted by researchers from the University of Arizona explored the effect that taking selfies can have on the young people. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio Invests More Than $1 Million To Expand Girl Scout Troop 6000

The de Blasio Administration today announced an investment of more than $1 million to expand Girl Scout Troop 6000, the first-in-the-nation Girl Scout Troop dedicated to serving homeless girls and women. Continue Reading →

Teen Girls From Harlem To Hollywood Apply For At the Well Young Women’s Leadership Academy

Young teens of color from Harlem to Hollwood are vying for one of 50 spots in the  At the Well Young Women’s Leadership Academy. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave YWCA Of New York Chief Executive On Empowering Young Women And Girls

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The YWCA of the City of New York was the nation’s first YWCA and now serves 2,500 families in the five boroughs. Continue Reading →

Harlem Lacrosse, Search it Up

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“When I first saw lacrosse, I thought it was only for boys, but it looked pretty cool.” — Karmen, 12

Beginning last winter, The Players’ Tribune followed the girls lacrosse team from P.S. 149 in Harlem during its 2015–16 season, documenting such moments as a practice on a small patch of astroturf at the school ..

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