She Matters: Protecting and Uplifting the Well-Being of Black Girls virtual event will take place on September 24-25th and will feature the voices of young women, researchers, practitioners, and advocates.

Gwen’s Girls, in collaboration with a host of partners and sponsors, is seeking presentations that fall under the following larger categories. Priority will be given to youth-led presentations and those that elevate youth voices and experiences:

  • Education
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Child Welfare
  • Health and Wellness
  • Ending the commercial sexual exploitation of minors
  • Trauma-Informed Care and/or resiliency building efforts
  • LGBTQ+ communities
  • Comprehensive Sex Education
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Teen Dating Violence
  • Digital Abuse
  • Cross-Systems Approaches

Proposals are due Friday, July 31st and can be submitted here.