BENEFITING: BLACK AND MISSING FOUNDATION
ORGANIZER: BLACK GIRLS ROCK
EVENT DATE: May 25, 2013
BLACK GIRLS ROCK & RUN wrote -
Once you have registered with the BLACK GIRLS ROCK! & RUN team, please purchase your t-shirt BLACK GIRLS ROCK! & RUN t-shirt here.
BLACK GIRLS ROCK! is proud to use our platform to support and promote The Black and Missing Foundation, and their amazing mission to bring awareness to cases of missing persons of color across the country. On Saturday May 25, 2013 we will launch BLACK GIRLS ROCK! & RUN FOR HOPE in support of Black and Missing’s Hope Without Boundaries 5K Run. The Black and Missing Foundation provides vital resources and tools to the families and friends of those who go missing, and educate the minority community on personal safety.
ABOUT BLACK GIRLS ROCK!:
BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Inc. is 501(c)3 non-profit youth empowerment and mentoring organization established to promote the arts for young women of color, as well as to encourage dialogue and analysis of the ways women of color are portrayed in the media.
Since 2006, BLACK GIRLS ROCK! has been dedicated to the healthy development of young women and girls. BLACK GIRLS ROCK! seeks to build the self-esteem and self-worth of young women of color by changing their outlook on life, broadening their horizons, and helping them to empower themselves.
By speaking to the next generation in their formative years about issues of self-worth, goals, and aspirations, the organization reinforces the message that young women need not objectify themselves or relinquish their autonomy. BLACK GIRLS ROCK! has boldly taken on the crisis of our female youth of color here in America head on and understands the need for positive self-images and a strong sense of awareness. WE SEE SOLUTIONS.