We are dedicated to helping the women and youth of our communities succeed and thrive. Check out our programs below.
Family Justice Center
We are dedicated to seeking housing justice for marginalized women and children. Our Family Justice Project is rooted in housing solutions for communities historically impacted by racial injustice.
BGW promotes educational justice through our programs that provide immersive experiences for women and youth. We are passionate about promoting scholarship, leadership, and service.
BeMore Creative Community Studio, Ghana
In partnership with Sir Francis Nunoo and Farmer Nell, CEO of Be More Green, we offer a variety of visual arts opportunities to lift and empower the community. The community studio was created to spark untapped interest in visual arts. Youth learn valuable skills to promote career development, entrepreneurship and public speaking.
Our resident artist, Falani Afrika together with Elem Silva founded our ESL program in Brazil. Visit https://www.maestrinadafavela.com/film to learn more about Maestrina Da Favela.
BGW Story Healers
We use narratives to promote justice and healing. Women and children use the art of storytelling to write and share narratives to empower themselves and the community.
Public Health Institute
Spoons & Stories
BGW promotes health justice. Our Spoons & Stories project was created to combat food insecurity and health disparities. We lift women and children through genealogy education and narrative outreach.
BGW #HealthWealth is a global wellness model.
Spoons & Stories explores the connections between genealogy, food, narratives and health outcomes. We encourages women and youth to research family history, share stories and create healthy meal plans.
Community Relationship Enrichment Center
In partnership with Coach Lynelle, CEO of S.O..A. R. Coaching, LLC, BGW offers a variety of workshops, small groups, and activities to improve mental health of individuals and families. Coach Lynelle helps individuals improve communication skills and achieve their dreams to create joy.
Our iHealing Circles promote maternal and child health, healthy relationships, and holistic wellness for women through narratives, discussions, and advocacy.
Project 31 Career Institute
P31 Career Institute for Women helps marginalized, disabled, and single mothers with interview and resume skills. In partnership with Career Forward Consulting, our Career Institute is designed to increase female advancement, leadership and employment in marginalized communities to combat economic disparities, violence and injustice.
Financial Wellness Institute
In partnership with Jermaine Crandall, CEO of Zion Noah Capital, we provide practical financial planning and home ownership education for women. We also offer a financial literacy program for youth.
We are our stories, and our stories have power. Words can change the world.
-Rica Wilson, Founder of BGW