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Training & Assistance

NBWJI engages in local and national projects. We develop and test innovative solutions, elevate and support community-led organizations and programs, and build the capacity of government systems and direct service providers to support Black women and girls without causing harm. 

Featured work

Preventing Gender-Based Violence in K-12 Schools

Working with schools to address gender-based violence and sexual harassment in schools, especially for Black girls, to begin transforming schools into safer, nurturing places for Black girls.

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Creating Affirming Responsive and Equitable Schools (CARES) Initiative

Transforming schools into the nurturing, caring, and supportive educational spaces that Black girls and gender-expansive youth deserve.

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Leadership of Voices of Experience (LOVE) Project

Currently and formerly incarcerated women and girls develop a training program to support and educate victim services providers to more effectively address the needs of women and girls who have been impacted by the criminal legal system.

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Boys as Allies

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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Archived work

Trauma-Informed Learning Network for Girls of Color

Online peer network for educators seeking support and resources to transform schools and other educational settings into places where girls of color can thrive. 

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