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Youth Justice

Creating systems that nurture and support Black girls and gender-expansive youth instead of criminalizing them for developmentally appropriate responses to trauma and 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 & Equitable Schools (CARES) Initiative

Ending school pushout by transforming schools into the nurturing, caring, and supportive educational spaces that Black girls and gender-expansive youth deserve.

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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.


​EMERGE Evaluation

We evaluated an alternative education program for girls of color in the Bay Area who are returning to school from a condition of confinement or incarceration.


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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End School Pushout for Black Girls and Other Girls of Color

Federal, state, and local Recommendations.


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. 

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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