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Empowering Communities

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Through Creative Expression

Welcome to Poetic Black Gurl, where we are dedicated to empowering underprivileged communities with essential tools for success. Our comprehensive range of services encompasses wellness consulting, social-emotional learning (SEL), college access guidance, study skills development, hygiene programming, mental health support, and engaging workshops for parents and communities. Our mission is to bridge the gap in accessible programming, particularly for students of color, fostering empowerment and opportunity. Explore our site to learn more about our services and our commitment to meaningful change.

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Who We Are

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Our Journey

Welcome to Poetic Black Gurl LLC, a pioneering organization founded in 2020 with a mission to address the critical gaps in mental health programming for students, staff, and families. Recognizing the pressing need for comprehensive support, we extend our services beyond mental health to encompass essential areas such as study skills programming, hygiene education, and post-secondary support.

 

At Poetic Black Gurl, we are committed to providing accessible and impactful programming tailored to the unique needs of underrepresented communities. Whether through virtual platforms or in-person sessions, we strive to empower individuals with the tools and resources they need to thrive academically, socially, and emotionally.

Our dedication to bridging these gaps is rooted in a profound belief in the transformative power of education and holistic well-being. Join us in our journey to empower and uplift communities, one program at a time.

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Our local team embodies the diversity of our community, crafting workshops that resonate with students. With creativity and empathy, we create an inclusive environment where every student feels valued and empowered. Join us in celebrating diversity and fostering meaningful connections through our dynamic sessions.

Our Services

What We Offer

At PBG, we understand that every community is unique. That's why we offer a range of personalized services to meet your specific needs. From wellness consulting to college access, our services are designed to support you every step of the way. Browse through our comprehensive list of services below to discover how we can help you.

Wellness Consulting

Caring for You

Discover transformative wellness workshops tailored for students, staff, and families. Our holistic programming fosters empowerment and well-being for all, offering practical tools for personal growth and resilience. From boosting confidence to addressing bullying behavior and practicing stress-relieving meditation, join us on this empowering journey toward greater well-being and support for everyone.

SEL Programs

Personalized Approach

Embark on a journey of social-emotional learning (SEL) through art. Our innovative programs cater to students, staff, and families, promoting empowerment and well-being for all. Through engaging art-based activities, participants explore essential SEL skills such as empathy, self-awareness, and relationship-building, fostering personal growth and resilience. Join us in unlocking the potential of art to foster meaningful connections and cultivate a supportive environment for every participant.

College Access

Next Level Support

Our College Access Program is a vital resource for students navigating the path to higher education and offers essential support to college counselors. Tailored guidance spans from college exploration to application refinement, empowering students to make informed decisions. For counselors, we provide expert resources and professional development to enhance their ability to guide students effectively through the college admissions process. Together, we ensure every student receives personalized support on their journey to academic success.

Hygiene Programming

Stay Fresh

Our Hygiene Program offers students essential education on personal grooming, skincare, and hygiene practices, including product distribution. We also provide parent workshops to support open communication between school and home about hygiene, reinforcing healthy habits and confidence-building. Together, we strengthen the partnership between parents and the school community, nurturing positive hygiene habits for all.

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OUR PARTNERS

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