Clarissa Brooks

Racial Justice

2018

Project THRIVE is a community-based project dedicated to providing resources and *necessary education to black girls in under-resourced communities. The THRIVE project will look to provide the necessary tools for black girls to navigate a world predicated on their failure. THRIVE seeks to make space for black girls to do more then obtains careers in whatever field interest them by making sure basic needs such as food, shelter, transportation, and safety are covered. We desire an inclusive, wellness-centered classroom for Black girls to fully exist in. This classroom creates the space for educators, counselors, and administrators to transform school environments and prepare Black girls for a world ready for their greatness. Through THRIVE, we hope to catalyze middle school Black girl’s
aspirations through an education that centers their liberation.