A Day of Health and Wealth Awareness

Health and Wealth are two of the most important keys to life and our young women recently learned some essential lessons on these very important topics.  Through a series of workshops students engaged in discussions on wealth building and embracing healthier food choices and resources in their communities, which leads to better focus, higher education opportunities, and financial stability.   Ms. Melinda Ramhit, our very own YWLA volunteer, led a workshop on health equity;  the idea that every individual in … read more


Inspiring Girls to Learn Technology….

Getting more girls to participate in technology is one of the challenges in an increasingly digital world, and DigiGirlz, Microsoft’s YouthSpark program gives middle and high school girls opportunities to learn about careers in technology, connect with Microsoft employees, and participate in hands-on computer and technology workshops. A few weeks ago, our YWLA students attended a 2-Day DigiGirlz Tech Summit at Microsoft where they participated in several workshops, and learned about and interacted with several of the company’s products products. Day … read more


We’re Cultivating Entrepreneurial Mindsets…

Collaboration is the key to success and GGRF recently partnered with  The ShowingHearts Foundation and several Queens-based organizations and community leaders to co-sponsor the first annual YouthPreneur Financial Literacy Summit for teens and young adults.   The event aimed to ignite the entrepreneurship potential of youth by exposing them to an impressive panel of industry professionals, who shared their knowledge of business strategies and ownership, as well as answer questions from the eager and entrepreneurial-minded participants. The most anticipated part … read more