We Got Issues!

Location:  Ridgewood, NY
Project Description: 

We Got Issues! is dedicated to cultivating a new brand of feminine centered leadership and social political activism. WGI! empowers young women who seek to use their creative talents and expression to better themselves, their communities, and society as a whole through leadership training, the performing arts, authentic dialogue, and civic engagement. The We Got Issues! Leadership Institute is a 12-month training program that supports young women’s civic contributions by providing them with a strategic leadership development curriculum, as well as a network for collaboration, support, and continued engagement. This Institute offers a structured environment to support the creation, cultivation and integration of arts, activism and transformative leadership. Activities include, storytelling, community dialogues, music, movement, guest speakers, intensive coaching by professionals, and peer evaluations.