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2020   (Re)Imagining Futures  for Girls of Color

FEBRUARY 26-27, 2020

A two-day convening in New Orleans, Louisiana

The deadline to register for the 2020 G4GC convening was January 17, 2020.
If you sign up for the waiting list, we will contact you if space opens up.

This year funders across the country will (re)imagine and begin practicing what the world can look like when Girls of Color have power and space to name what their existence looks like when they are safe, healthy and thriving.
We must strive to understand all of the connections and support spaces where there is room to learn, build solidarity and grow together. Toni Morrison once said, “If you find yourself in positions of trust and power, you must dream before you think.” Let’s dream up a future where all girls can live in dignity and power.
Together, alongside girl activists of all ages, we will step into the future – telling the story about philanthropy’s role in resourcing movements to create a new world for girls and their communities.

2020 G4GC Convening Planning Committee

HOTEL: The 2020 G4GC convening will held at NOPSI HOTEL. Keep in mind that this will be an extremely busy time in New Orleans due to Mardi Gras the same week. Contact us directly if you still need a room, due to some cancellations we may still have openings at the special G4GC rate.

317 Baronne Street, New Orleans, LA, 70112
Reservations: 844-439-1463
Link to reserve your room online

Our Room Block is under “G4GC Reimagining Futures for Girls of Color.” Our room rate is $175 a night for the nights of Feb 26 and 27.

BUS TOUR: Please RSVP for the bus tour by February 7. Space on the bus tour is limited and will be first-come first serve.

CHILDCARE: If you could use childcare assistance during the convening, please let us know your needs by February 7.

ASH WEDNESDAY: For those who would like to attend services on Ash Wednesday, here is a list of some of the many churches in the area:

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

More information on both of these February 26 events is below.

Thursday, February 27, 2020 Agenda Option 1

  • 9:00 am       Breakfast
  • 9:30 am       Opening Ceremonies
  • 11 am           Morning Session
  • 12:15            Midday  Session
  • 1:15 pm       Lunch
  • 2:15 pm       Wellness Work break
  • 3:15  pm      Afternoon Session
  • 5:00 pm       Afternoon Activity
  • 5:30 pm       Closing and Champagne Toast to the 2020 Launch of G4GC


More on the Wednesday, February 26, Rooting in Nola Bus Tour: 

We will begin boarding the bus at 11:15 am in front of the NOPSI Hotel for a timely noon departure! The 50-person bus tour is at capacity. If you are confirmed for the bus and your plans change, let us know as we will open up space to someone on the waiting list.

Some updates:

–> We are adding a stop along the tour for food! Food will be available for purchase.
–> The bus will now get you back to the hotel an hour later than previously planned, at 5pm.
–> Wear comfy clothes and shoes!

The Wednesday, February 26 bus tour will root us in NoLa by allowing participants to connect to the cultural roots of this pulsing city. From the perspective of grassroots justice oriented organizations, work centering Girls and Young Women of Color and the unique culture of NoLa, this guided bus tour will give you a lens into a New Orleans like no other. Along our stops we will kneel at sacred waters and pay homage to the city and our time here with land acknowledgement and ancestral recognition of the BIPOC folks of the area. Collectively, we will honor our own lianges that bring us to the moment in time by creating ritual together. We will stop at local organizations and significant locations of the city that uplift justice, progress or offer a historical context to the current New Orleans we are situated in.

Pick up and Drop off location at NOPSI Hotel. RSVP by February 7. Bus Tour will be first come, first serve.

Wednesday, February 26, Evening Reception: 

The reception will begin at 7 pm at the New Orleans African Museum at 1418 Governor Nicholls St.

It will be an evening of connection, pleasure, celebration and the Future. This opening cocktail reception provides an opportunity to unwind, reconnect with each other and be catered to with good food and drinks, vibes, healing, and culture.

No RSVP is needed.

Part 1

Part 2