Social Emotional Learning and HerStory: What It Is and Why Its Important to Us

At its core, Social Emotional Learning is “the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.” (Source: CASEL) There are five core…

Girls Show Strength Through Art in Detroit

During our recent HerStory Summit in Detroit, 50 girls from three different LitClubs throughout the city came together to participate in a fun interpretive art activity. Each girl received a list of quotes from famous African-Americans. Together they reviewed all the quotes, then each girl selected one that personally resonated with her. After sharing in…

DIY “I Am” Poem

At Global G.L.O.W., when we are not reading poems by fierce woman poets, we’re writing them. In this post you will: Learn one of Global G.L.O.W.’s signature activities, the “I am Poem” Read sample poems written by girls from some of our Southern California programs Have the chance to write your own “I Am” Poem…