Girls For A Change
2710 Swineford Road
North Chesterfield, VA 23237
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Hours of Operation9am - 5pm (M - F)
GFC empowers girls for personal and social transformation. The program inspires girls to have the voice, ability and problem solving capacity to speak up, be decision makers, create visionary change and realize their full potential.
Through GFaC, girls develop the voice, ability and problem solving capacity to speak up, be decision makers, create visionary change and realize their full potential. We seek to address the very heart of issues confronting girls – increasing confidence in their own voice and convictions, developing life-skills, and improving the ability to identify paths and resources within their communities that can contribute to positive change and break cycles for a lifetime.
We envision a world where girls with strong voices become active leaders and passionately engaged citizens, impacting not only their own neighborhoods but also their nations as girls become informed and participating citizens in their civic, political and cultural communities. By connecting them with adult women trained to serve as volunteer coaches, girls develop trusted relationships with powerful role models for civic engagement while women become strong advocates for girls and their neighborhoods.
GFaC uses its core values in decision making and daily operations. Volunteers of the organization are also trained to use the core values when representing GFaC. GFaC is a social change organization that supports girls in fully developing their voice, ability, and problem solving capacity to realize their full potential.
GFaC values girls as a powerful and unique resource for creating social change.
GFaC values the process of creating social change.
GFaC values being intentionally innovative, risk taking and visionary to make broad and lasting impact.
GFaC values people being in a place of self-fullness* in order to create change. People are the organization’s most valuable asset.
GFaC values direct and honest communication to ensure authenticity in the creation of social change
GFaC values the diversity of all women and girls and believes diverse and unlikely relationships are personally transformative and key elements to creating social change.
We'll Impress YouGirls For A Change provides the tools, resources, partnerships and support girls need to gain the voice, ability, and problem-solving capacity to realize their full potential. We welcome and serve all girls and focus our efforts on girls who live in low income communities.
Mission StatementGirls For A Change (GFaC) is dedicated to helping young women empower themselves and their communities.
* Empower girls to be social change makers by providing the tools, resources and support girls need to move from being spectators to being change makers.
* Catalyze professional women to support urban middle and high school girls to become social change makers and innovators, by training the women as social change makers and activists.