WVON Radio Gives Our GWave Girls A Lesson on History, Media, and How to be Successful

How did girls from G-WAVE (Girls With A Voice Empowered) spend their President’s Day holiday? Being Empowered! Daveda Flute shared with participants the history of WVON and its significance in the African American experience.

For 50 years, WVON has been and remains the drum major for the African-American community of Chicago. It continues to provide a platform on which Black Chicago can air its concerns, voice its differences, and discuss the issues that affect our society. From “The Voice of the Negro” to “The Voice of the Nation”, WVON has carved a special niche in the history of broadcast.

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Demoiselle 2 Femme Celebrates 20 Years of Service to Girls

On the 20th day of January, we commemorated the servant leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In honoring his dream, we announced the launch of our 20th Year Anniversary in servant leadership of successfully transitioning girls into women. We are looking forward to this being a year of reflection, connection, and celebrating the continuance of the D2F Dream realized. Take a look at our NEW & IMPROVED website. The new website features our programs, services, and accomplishments as well as a research hub for current reports, data, & trends on girls.  Our goal is to power up girls and the leaders who serve them with our new website. Be sure to visit our Resource section, it’s a great tool for reports and grant writing! Also stay tuned for detailed information on our 20th Anniversary Celebration. We are planning a full weekend of activities. Here is a brief overview: Friday, October 10, 2014 – Proclamation and Announcing International Day of the Girl Saturday, October 11, 2014 – 20th Anniversary Gala Sunday, October 12, 2014 – POWER UP 4 GIRLS 5K Walk, Run, Bike Event So mark your calendars and save the dates. More information will provided in the upcoming months.