Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) has joined forces with Sigma Gamma Rho, one of the nation’s largest African American sororities, to help build awareness of career possibilities in science, technology, and engineering among girls and parents in the African American community.
Working with local Girl Scout councils around the country, Sigma Gamma Rho’s alumnae chapters [...]
Today, after a meeting with John McNeil at the Macon State Prison in Georgia, the NAACP reiterated their demand for justice in his case at a press conference at the State Capitol. John McNeil was convicted and sentenced to life in prison for defending his family and himself at his home. During the visit, the [...]
The Petersburg Area Art League is pleased to announce its upcoming special event, “The Hollywood in Black & White Gala.” This year’s gala will have a silver screen theme and will be held at New Millennium Studios on Saturday, September 29 at 7 p.m. The evening will include appetizers, dinner, dessert, music, dancing, special attractions, [...]
“It’s Not Okay” and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) will host a FREE financial workshop and luncheon to assist families in need of financial advice. The event will be held at Belmont Recreational Center, 1600 Hilliard Road, Henrico, 23228, Monday, July 2, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Bookings in advance are essential as seating is limited. [...]
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded Virginia State University’s department of psychology a two-year, $200,000 grant to conduct an HIV health services research project. The project is designed to research and design an education prevention effort eliminating health disparities among African Americans over age 50.
This grant is the [...]