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Girls Only Movement to Host an All-Star Workshop on February 3
[Charleston, South Carolina] The No Boys Allowed Movement will host its 2018 All-Star Workshop on Saturday, February 3 at the College of Charleston-North Campus. Middle and high school girls, of the tri-county, are invited for a day of “fun, girl power, and the planning and preparation of their future”.
“This invite is also extended to parents and guardians. We would like them to become more familiar with the NBA mentorships program and our college tour in the spring”, said Kara P. Simmons, Co-Founder.
Thirty girls will travel to Historically Black College & Universities (HBCU) in D.C, Virginia, and Maryland during spring break. Scheduled April 1-5, 2018, The NBA College Tour, is the organizations leading program. In their first year, 19 middle and high school girls from the tri-county, traveled to HBCU campuses in Georgia, Florida, and South Carolina.
Simmons and her colleagues are also excited to have the NBA College Tour Class of 2017 join them at the workshop. The inaugural theme is "creating a game plan for their academic and personal success”, and will feature:
-Parent & Student Workshops
-An All-star Luncheon
-Door Prizes & Giveaways
Confirmed guest speakers include:
-Caprica K. Wigfall, Spelma Alumna and Gates Millennium Scholarship recipient
-Angel N. Parson, Assistant Director of Student Life at the College of Charleston
-Dr. Angela R.W. Goodloe, Assistant Professor of Norfolk State University
-Founders of The No Boys Allowed Movement
Students and parents may register at Eventbrite.com. There is a $5 registration fee for middle and Middle & Highschool girls (ages 10-18); and free for parents with a registered student. For more information about the workshop or to be a sponsor, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Who: The No Boys Allowed Movement
What: 2018 All-Star Workshop
Where: College of Charleston-North Campus
3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, South Carolina 29405
When: Saturday, February 3, 2018
10:00 a.m.-1 p.m.
Registration: 2018 AllStar Workshop
Middle & Highschool girls are invited to "Create a gameplan for their academic and personal success" at the 2018 Allstar Workshop. Hosted by The No Boys Allowed Movement, this event will feature:
Register here: 2018 All star workshop
[Charleston, South Carolina] The Pep Rally, hosted by The No Boys Allowed Movement, will be held on Saturday at the Citadel Mall; this is the official kickoff for The NBA College Tour.
Who: The No Boys Allowed Movement
What: The Pep Rally
Where: The Citadel Mall (Old PacSun Store; Belk Wing)
2070 Sam Rittenberg Blvd
Charleston, South Carolina 29407
When: Saturday, September 23, 2017
Noon- 4 p.m.
The No Boys Allowed College Tour is an annual event for middle and high school girls to explore the campuses of Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) throughout the U.S. In April, the NBA Founders (known as “The Quad”) traveled alongside 19 girls to HBCUs in Georgia, Florida, and South Carolina during their inaugural tour.
“The opportunity to travel with 19 young, brilliant minds was rewarding and unforgettable,” said Kara P. Simmons, NBA Founder. “These young ladies left each campus feeling empowered and enlightened about their future.”
The second annual NBA Tour is scheduled for April 1-5, 2018. Simmons and her colleagues will announce the HBCU stops during The Pep Rally—this comes after tallying votes during “The NBA HBCU Draft” social media campaign. Back in June, while The National Basketball Association’s draft was televised, over 250 people voted for HBCUs to visit in 2018 through SurveyMonkey.com.
Shaylyn Woods, Founder/Parent & Student Liaison of NBA, is a 2010 graduate of Benedict College with hopes of her school making the cut. “The wait is almost over,” she expressed. “But as an HBCU alumna, I'm very happy that our students are able to learn about the traditions and educational opportunities of these historical schools.”
In addition to the major announcement, from noon to 4 p.m. students (and parents) can:
“The Citadel Mall has been very supportive of our mission, and we’re excited about hosting the Pep Rally here for a second year,” Woods added.
HBCU Alumni and members of Divine 9 are also invited to The Pep Rally; they are asked to wear their favorite school gear or paraphernalia. A soundtrack will be provided by DJ Don Breez and special invited guests will drop by during the day.The Pep Rally will be held at the old PacSun retail store located in the Belk Wing. The Citadel Mall is located at 2070 Sam Rittenberg Blvd in West Ashley.
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About The No Boys Allowed Movement
The No Boys Allowed Movement prepares middle and high school girls for a bright, yet exciting future. Founded by four natives of Charleston, SC, their mission is to promote higher education, self-awareness, and empowerment while exploring Historically Black Colleges & Universities.
Safe travels to the No Boys Allowed inaugural tour group! With the help of our sponsors, friends and community members, 19 young ladies are all aboard.
Mark your calandars and join us for some Girl Talk!
Click the button to sign up.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Donate, Donate, Donate!
This month is our big push to get as many people to donate as possible in effort to support our cause. From the month of December and beyond we will be accepting dontions to afford each and every young lady an enjoyable and affordable college tour experience.
We rely on your generosity to visit the campuses, historical/tourist attractions, and host seminars/workshops. Our goal is to exceed $3,800 in sponsorships to provide an affordable, yet empowering experience for these young ladies.
In closing, your contribution and kindness will not only make a difference in the lives of these ladies, but also within their communities.
Thanking you in advance,
No Boys Allowed
Saturday, Sept. 24, high school girls can shop at the Citadel Mall and join the rally for the No Boys Allowed College Tour.
The NBA Rally, will be the official kickoff for the tour and one of the newest girl’s only movement. The NBA Rally will be held next to Footlocker and the Dakota Watch Company.
From noon until 4 p.m., high school girls (ages 14-18) can meet the founders, enjoy sweet treats, and party under the sounds of DJ HuggaB.
NBA also welcomes HBCU students/alumna to the rally in their favorite school gear and/or colors.
Parents are strongly encouraged to accompany their daughters to learn more about the college tour and NBA’s mission.
The Citadel Mall is located at 2070 Sam Rittenberg Blvd in West Ashley. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to seeing you there!
-No Boys Allowed
This past summer HBCU alumnae and current students "schooled" No Boys Allowed about their HBCU experiences. They submitted a short video that was shared on our Facebook and Instagram pages.
A Special thanks to:
Lauren Gathers- Howard University (Washington, DC)
D'Anna Frazier- Johnson C. Smith University (Charlotte, NC)
Kayla Todd- Tennesee State University (Nashville, TN)
Courtney Jefferson- Claflin University (Orangeburg, SC)
Alexis Roberts- South Carolina State University (Orangeburg, SC)
Erica Dawson- Benedict College (Columbia, SC)