Resources for Grown-Ups
By encouraging conversations that build upon each key focus area, we hope to further weave the Project DIVA mission into the daily lives of the girls and the adults who care for and love them.
We all know that this is imperative!
While girls are affected and inspired by their mentors and friends, parents and guardians are the ultimate influencers in their lives. As you indulge in and use the resources we've made available, you will reinforce the goals of Project DIVA while also deepening your connection with your daughter(s). Your daughters are growing up and changing, be sure that you really are the parent that is open to talking about whatever your daughter brings your way.
Therapy for Black Girls is an online space dedicated to encouraging the mental wellness of Black women and girls. So often the stigma surrounding mental health issues and therapy prevent Black women from taking the step of seeing a therapist. this is a space to present mental health topics in a way that feels more accessible and relevant.
Black Women's Blueprint is dedicated to building movements where gender matters in broader social justice organizing so that all members of our communities gain social, political and economic equity.
The Black Women's Blueprint engages in progressive research, historical documentation, policy advocacy and organizing steeped in the struggles of Black women within their diverse communities and within dominant culture.
Alysha Price shares a deeper dive into her book
It’s Not Complicated and how it's the perfect guide for mothers who are ready to heal from the dissolve of their relationship and move on to being a cooperative co-parent.
This groundbreaking study by the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality provides—for the first time— data showing that adults view Black girls as less innocent and more adult-like than their white peers, especially in the age range of 5–14.
Black Butterfly Beautiful, is a subscription box created to empower, uplift, and encourage young people of color (ages 5 to 19) to embrace who they are. These boxes are sent monthly and curated based on subscriber age, gender and the month’s theme featuring a book, at least one product from a black-owned business and other items to help address under-representation, uncover black history, and provide inspiration.
The PBS Parents Guide to Raising Girls will help you understand your daughter's inner and outer worlds. You'll find out how to help her grow up powerful, self-confident, and self-aware — with a critical eye towards the messages the media is marketing to her.