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    YSP! SisterSoul as a piece of each of our Young Scholars, your virtual sisters, giving you the girl talk and R&R you deserve.  We also know how important it is to not only create space for our fellow sisters, but to support them as well, and that’s why we’ve included Black-owned businesses, ranging from beauty, haircare, and more, as well as sharing some amazing books to read on your downtime. Trust, we all know how hectic and stressful the summer has been. For us to create Welcome to SisterSoul: For the Self-Isolating Black Girl! SisterSoul is our virtual zine culminating our tips, tricks, and advice as we go and navigate…

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    Aniah Francis – Young Research Presenter

    Young Scholar, Aniah Francis, has been accepted to present at The 5th Annual Gwen’s Girls and Black Girls Equity Alliance’s 2020 Summit! With the support of YSP Director, Dina Wright Joseph and Research Instructor/Advisor Dr. Venus Evans-Winters, Aniah will be representing YSP as one of the youngest presenters on the roster. Congratulations Aniah! For more information about Gwen’s Girls and the Black Girls Equity Alliance visit www.gwensgirls.org/equity-summit

  • Young Scholars Program

    Meet The Scholars

    We, the Young Scholars Program at the African American Policy Forum are a group of Black women developing research skills to advocate for Black women. For the past six weeks, we’ve learned so much about research while creating a bond grounded in our intersectional experiences. Since, we know each other best as Black women, having a space to foster that community is, honestly, pretty healing. Even though we’re all miles away from each other, you’re not alone. We want you to feel community wherever you are. Think of SisterSoulGirl.com as your go-to space to de-stress and heal while you follow recipes, quarantine self-care tips and learn a new hobby all…