Who we are:

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Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Workshop with WLP and YMS


The WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP PROJECT (WLP) is a feminist of color mentoring, civic engagement and service learning advocacy program designed to educate and train young middle and high school age women of color in South Los Angeles to take ownership of their school-communities. 

We also have an ally group called: Young Male Scholars (YMS) which is tailored for African American young men and young men of color.

We celebrate and promote self-care, collaborations within our communities and networking. Our organization strives to educate young women (and men) of color on many issues like:

* History of Women of Color 

* Sexual Harassment/ Education around sexual health

* Black WORDS Literature Circle

* College field trips and Career exploration


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"Each time a woman stands up for herself, she without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women.”

-MAYA ANGELOU

#CLICKTOSWIPE: WLP shining at our first annual summer Black Feminist Institute, 2018 (1), Students of color on panel at our Feminist Institute, May 2018 (2), Students standing up with questions at conference (3), WLP and Young Male Scholars at UCLA (4), King Drew WLP students at women’s conference (5)


#BossLady  :  Here is a snapshot of our Founder and Creator, Sikivu Hutchinson, sharing some thoughts and dialogue to our students.

#BossLady: Here is a snapshot of our Founder and Creator, Sikivu Hutchinson, sharing some thoughts and dialogue to our students.


#WLPEVENTS: Below, our students had the opportunity to visit a feminist event in DTLA. The event was filled with feminists of all ages!

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WE ROCK!

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YOU ARE LIMITLESS/

YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL/

YOU ARE CAPABLE/

YOUR EXPERIENCE IS IMPORTANT/

YOU ARE THE S***/

NEVER GIVE UP!!!

ECLASIA (Program Coordinator)

Check out this snippet below of who we are, created and directed by one of our phenomenal film students, (Zorrie Petras). This video was created for a black gallery walk that was conducted at Gardena high School in 2018. It features some of our previous/current students  in WLP. 

Enjoy :)

#BLACKGIRLMAGIC : The talented guitarist and artist,  Malina Moye , paid our students a visit at our first annual, Future of Feminism Conference. (2018)

#BLACKGIRLMAGIC: The talented guitarist and artist, Malina Moye, paid our students a visit at our first annual, Future of Feminism Conference. (2018)

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WLP and YMS at California Association of Human Relations Organizations Conference, December 2018

WLP and YMS at California Association of Human Relations Organizations Conference, December 2018