Preparing Girls of Color for Brilliant Futures

National Girls & Women of Color Council, Inc. (NGWCC)

Preparing Girls of Color for Brilliant Futures

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 8:00 Pm EST.

Listen live or call to ask questions, comment or share:  323-642-1562.

Description:

This episode of Teen Talk will focus on answering the questions: How are we preparing our girls for brilliant futures? Topics include: education, learning, knowledge, skills and abilities, student success, studying, summer activities, defying negative stereotypes, college/career preparation, personal time, racial bias in school discipline, families, reality, marginalization, school and discipline, volunteering, etc.

Guests: 

Dr. Dannielle Joy Davis  and students form the  AYA Educational Institute

Link to listen live: Preparing Girls of Color for Brilliant Futures 

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Call for Submissions (Anthology) Girls and Women of Color

The National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc. is holding open submissions for personal stories, poems, essays and other short stories to be featured in an upcoming anthology, Our Voices Our Stories: Advancing, Celebrating, Embracing and Empowering Girls and Women of Color. Editors, Dr. Julie Jung and Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth.

This anthology is a fundraiser of the National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc., with all proceeds from the anthology going to the National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc.

We are interested in well-crafted submissions that focus on advancing, celebrating, embracing and empowering girls and women of color psychologically, emotionally, physically and socially. It is through these submissions that we hope to bring awareness, courage, empowerment, and greater solidarity for girls and women of color.

Submission Guidelines

  • No work may be more than 2500 words. Word Count: Essays and short stories, 500-2500 words and poems should not be more than 50 lines. Please watch your word count.  Submissions over the word count will be disqualified for this anthology.
  • The work must not have appeared in print or online anywhere before.
  • All submissions must be written in English, include a cover letter containing word count and writing credits.
  • Each author may submit up to three (3) unique works.
  • Works must be submitted electronically in Microsoft Word format, Times New Roman 12 point font and double spaced.

Author Bios

Submissions should include author biographies not to exceed five single spaced lines and may include links to personal websites.

Submission Timeline

May 15, 2017 through September 30, 2017 (midnight) with a targeted publication date of January 2018.

Submissions

Submit documents to: Anthology@ngwcc.org

On behalf of the National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc., thank you for your support and submissions.

Call for Submissions: Race and Color in Education

Journal of Colorism Studies

 Reopened

Deadline: September 30, 2016

The Journal of Colorism Studies (JOCS) is accepting submissions for a thematic issue titled Race and Color in Education. We are specifically interested in submissions that focus on but are not limited to the following:

The Achievement Gap
Students of color and success
Students of color and retention
Students of color and achievement
Students of color and special education
Quality education and students of color
Curriculum and Black history
Mixed race identity
Race and color in the classroom
Student loans/student debt
Black males and education
Diversity on campus/in the classroom
Full-time Faculty/Adjunct faculty of color
HBCUs
Predominately white colleges and universities
White privilege on campus
Faculty of color on campus
Faculty of color and leadership
White faculty and HBCUs
White privilege
Tenure and faculty of color
Sisters in the Academy

Surviving in Academia
College completion
Common Core
No Child Left Behind
Separate and unequal
For-profit schools and students of…

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Call for Submissions (Reopened) Celebrating, Embracing and Empowering Girls and Women of Color

Journal of Colorism Studies

Due: April 30, 2016

The Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Colorism Studies has decided to reopen the Call for Submissions for the thematic issue, Celebrating, Embracing and Empowering Girls and Women of Color. We are particularly interested in submissions that are positive, celebratory, empowering and embrace girls and women of color.  Submissions may include  book reviews, commentaries, essays, interviews, and film/movie reviews.  The submission deadline is April 30, 2016 with publication in the fall of 2016. Submissions may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Trailblazers and torchbearers
  • Change agents
  • Unsung girls and women of color
  • Faith
  • Self-validation
  • Girls of color
  • Women of color
  • The marginalization of girls of color
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Specialized glass ceilings for women of color
  • Living life beautiful
  • Self-love
  • Self-pride
  • Self-respect
  • Self-identity
  • Self-pride
  • Standards of beauty
  • Hair
  • Colorism
  • Understanding biases
  • Embracing diversity within the race
  • Health
  • Making good choices
  • Media

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Call for Submissions: Race and Color in Education

Journal of Colorism Studies

 Due:  February 28, 2016

The Journal of Colorism Studies (JOCS) is accepting submissions for a thematic issue titled Race and Color in Education. We are specifically interested in submissions that focus on but are not limited to the following:

The Achievement Gap
Students of color and success
Students of color and retention
Students of color and achievement
Students of color and special education
Quality education and students of color
Curriculum and Black history
Mixed race identity
Race and color in the classroom
Student loans/student debt
Black males and education
Diversity on campus/in the classroom
Full-time Faculty/Adjunct faculty of color
HBCU’s
Predominately white colleges and universities
White privilege on campus
Faculty of color on campus
Faculty of color and leadership
White faculty and HBCU’s
White privilege
Tenure and Black faculty
Women of color
Men of color
College completion
Common Core
No Child Left Behind
Separate and unequal
For-profit schools and students of color
Students…

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Preparing for Great Accomplishments in 2016

Women of Color Living Life Fabulous at Fifty

On December 10, 2015, I hosted an episode of Complexity Talk Radio – Complexity Live titled Refusing to Settle: Setting High Standards and Expectations. The episode was part of the Celebrating, Embracing and Empowering Girls and Women of Color Talk Radio Series (in celebration of the launch of the National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc.). Ms. Sonia Renee Brown and I discussed the importance of refusing to settle, setting high standards and high expectations along three dimensions: personal, professional and social and their relativity to psychological, emotional, physical, and social well-being and growth. It was during that show that I decided to write this post with a focus on great accomplishments in 2016. Listen to the episode:Refusing to Settle.

Was 2015 a good year for you personally, professionally and socially? Did you achieve your goals? Is your job or career fulfilling? Are the people…

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Order in time for the Holidays! Living Life Fabulous at Fifty: Affirmations for Women of Color!

National Girls & Women of Color Council, Inc. (NGWCC)

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Living Life Fabulous at Fifty: Affirmations for Women of Color!

Living Life Fabulous at Fifty: Affirmations for Women of Color is a new book by Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth that focuses on women of color transitioning into and living life in their fifties as they re-balance and embrace their psychological, emotional, physical, and social well-being. The fabulous fifties is a time for women of color to celebrate, rejuvenate, enhance, and empower themselves to begin living life fabulous!

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About the book

Filled with positive affirmations designed to help every woman of color transitioning into and living life in their fifties think, believe, and practice positive thoughts! As you read this book, prepare for an awesome change in the way that you think about everything!  The power is within!

Focus on re-balancing your personal, psychological, emotional, physical, and social well-being and status because…

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