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Promote healing-centered justice.

The overwhelming majority of Black women and girls who come in contact with the criminal legal system have experienced deep trauma and harm in their lives. The status quo of criminalization and punishment only causes more trauma and does not heal or increase public safety. We must advocate for access to and expansion of services that support and promote healing and connection and help Black women and girls reclaim their power.

Featured work

Preventing Gender-Based Violence in K-12 Schools

Transforming public schools into spaces that nurture courageous Black girls

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Mental Health Services for Black Girls

Expanding culturally-competent and gender-responsive mental health services for Black girls and other youth of color.

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Boys as Allies Curriculum

Boys as Allies is an educational curriculum designed for Black boys and young men, ages 11 to 18, to help them identify and understand gender-based violence and its impact on Black girls in an effort to eliminate sexual violence and create a culture where Black girls are physically, psychologically, and emotionally safe.

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Commercially and Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC) Training for Law Enforcement and Probation

Provide training that enables law enforcement and probation officers to more effectively respond to the needs of commercially sexually exploited children.

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