Are you a young woman of color in 10th or 11th grade? Are you interested in activism and gender justice? Do you care about or want to learn more about feminism? Do you want create change and build community with other young women of color? Apply to be a Sisters in Strength youth organizer at Girls for Gender Equity!
Sisters in Strength (SIS) is a paid 2-year youth organizing program for 15 young women of color in 10th or 11th grade. Programming is shaped both by the unique needs and interests of the SIS youth organizers, and by GGE’s vision, mission, and goals. SIS does community organizing around gender-based violence and confronts the multiple layers of individual and institutional discrimination that threaten the safety of girls and women. Girls for Gender Equity celebrates all gender identities and expressions and encourages young trans women and gender non-conforming people of color to apply!
1. Fill out this application: http://goo.gl/forms/oo6A7nQlTj
2. Submit a recommendation from an adult who is not a family member (teacher, guidance counselor, mentor ect.). Recommenders need to fill out a form, send them this link: http://goo.gl/forms/JBx2z9cHkF
Our application and recommendation deadline for fall 2015 applicants is Monday, October 26th at 5:00 PM. Applicants will be notified about in-person interviews byMonday, November 1st.
For any questions or concerns please contact Kate McDonough at firstname.lastname@example.org or 718-857-1393. To find out more about us, visit our website at www.ggenyc.org or on Facebook at facebook.com/girlsforgenderequity.
Director of Organizing