2014 Women’s HERstory Month Celebration

The Girls PRIDE Project is encouraging girls and young women, grades K-12 in the community to participate in our district wide “Real Women” Creative Expression Contest, which consists of essays, poetry, and artwork. The guidelines encourage participants to write or draw about the life of a woman whom they respect—a woman from history or a … Read more

Female Sexual Exploitation in the Media

The African Center for Community Empowerment (ACCE) Girls PRIDE Project will host a Healthy Relationship Workshop on “Female Sexual Exploitation in the Media”. Our focus will be on how young women are portrayed in the media. The media, music, and advertisements play roles in the sexist and demeaning ways we think about and treat women—all … Read more

Living While Black or Hispanic in the Stop and Frisk Era

The African Center for Community Empowerment (ACCE) Positive Male Role Model Initiative and Girls PRIDE Project, in collaboration with Elmont Online (http://www.elmont.org) are hosting a Stop and Frisk workshop at the Elmont Public Library on Saturday, October 12, 2013 from 11:00am-4:00pm (Meeting Room 2). The workshop is interactive. Young Black and Hispanic men will share … Read more

African Center for Community Empowerment (ACCE) Volunteer Mentor

African Center for Community Empowerment (ACCE) recognizes that positive adult interaction with youth is an important adjunct in positioning our youth for successful movement forward, not only as it relates to their educational endeavors, but also, as they are making daily determinations about life decisions. Being a Mentor, is about being a positive adult role-model … Read more