Now Accepting Fall Scholarship Applications

D2F awards scholarships annually to participants of Demoiselle 2 Femme, NFP and urban girls in the community that meet pre-determined criteria. Funds for our annual D2F scholarships are comprised of committed sponsors and donors who support the mission and vision of Demoiselle 2 Femme and the postsecondary education of our girls.

This year we’ve added a new scholarship award sponsored by our 40 Under 40 Young Women Professionals League.

FALL APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED UNTIL JULY 15, 2016

For more information and to download applications, click here.

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Girl Know More Kick-off Rally and Sound the Alarm Contest

GKM- Rally Flyer (crop)

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 1 in 4 teen girls are infected with at least one of the most common STDs which include HPV—an infection that can cause cancer.

What: The South Side Coalition on Urban Girls (SSCUG) is launching our “Girl…KnoW More” campaign to reduce STD infections among teen girls. Join hundreds of girls in learning how to be a part of the solution at our FREE RALLY! View campaign videos and commercials created by girls, hear from doctors who are concerned about your health, celebrate the winner of our “Sound the Alarm” contest, get answers, and receive free STD and HIV testing by DIVA iMAC John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital. Each girl will receive a tool kit to help empower five (5) friends to “KnoW More!”

When: Wednesday, May 27th, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
6:00 pm (pizza reception, STD/HIV testing), 6:30 pm–7:30 pm (Rally), 7:30 pm–8:00 pm (cookie reception, STD/HIV testing)

Where: Bellevue Ministry Center, 10715 S. Halsted, Chicago, IL 60628

For more information contact us at (773) 660-1677 or via email at sscug@demoiselle2femme.org

 

“Sound the Alarm” Contest

GKM- Contest  and Rally Flyers

SAVE THE DATE: Demoiselle 2 Femme and South Side Coalition on Urban Girls Host International Day of the Girl Rally

In 2012, the United Nation’s proclaimed October 11 as ”International Day of the Girl Child.” The day promotes girls human rights, highlights gender inequalities that remain between girls and boys and addresses the various forms of discrimination and abuse suffered by girls around the world. (www.unwomen.org)

Demoiselle 2 Femme, NFP and the South Side Coalition on Urban Girls (SSCUG) is hosting a rally, Saturday, October 11, 2014 on Chicago’s Richard J. Daley Plaza in recognition of the United Nation’s declared “International Day of the Girl. Representatives from diverse teen girls’ organizations are being asked to participate AND select representatives (a teen girl and a woman) to address the audience and have girls provide entertainment during the 90-minute program. Speakers will include men and “successful women” in the areas of government, healthcare, education, media, business and industry and more.

DATE:                          Saturday, October 11, 2014

TIME:                          10:00am-Noon

WHO:                           Teen girls, men and women from all across the Chicagoland area

WHAT:                       Presentations by

-leading Chicago women in government, health, education, finance, community, media, corporate, etc.

-CBO women and teen girls

-Declarations

-Teen girl entertainment: poetry, dance, singing

For more information on how your organization can participate and make a difference, click here.