The Collaborative for African-American Girls & Women (CAAGW) is a consortium comprised of 9 community based organizations/projects that support African-American girls in the city of New Orleans.
CAAGW works to address the ascending disparities in education, health and economics that African-American girls face through the work of the consortium
CAAGW utilizes a collective impact framework to evaluate the impact of programming across the 9 partnering organizations that serve African-American girls in the city of New Orleans. The Collaborative serves as the backbone organization and centralized infrastructure to its 9 partnering organizations. CAAGW leads small-scale research initiatives to examine the experiences of African American girls and young women that can be brought to scale to better support a landscape that advances equity for African-American girls and women.
CAAGW is comprised of the following organizations/projects:
1.) The Butterfly Project (Dr. Rashida Govan), 2.) Bee Legacy (Kelli Saulny), 3.) The Orchid Society (Ariel Wilson), 4.) The Beautiful Foundation (Lauren Perry), 5.) The Navigate Her Leadership Institute (Danielle Wright), 6.) Pink House NOLA (April Fournier-Scott), 7.) Serving Our Families Together (S.O.F.T.) (Ebony Allen) 8.) God’s Dollhouse (Joli Tolbert), 9.) and DiversiTEA Divas (Jade Brown Russell).