Black Girl Magic
Black Girl Magic is a group for black girls to discover and celebrate their culture and roots. This group explores the ways in which their Blackness shapes life experiences. It’s a place where young women can have a safe space to talk about their resiliency and uplift themselves and each other through the bond of sisterhood.
- cultural values
- breaking down stereotypes
- celebrating our crown (hair care)
- partnerships with local, black-owned businesses
- field trips
Participants in 7th and 8th grades
Time & day
Every Monday, 4 – 5:30 p.m. at the YWRC
Transportation provided within a 7 mile radius of the YWRC.
Interested in joining or have questions? Contact Kahara via email or phone at 515.244.4901.
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