Brown Girls UNITE!

Art • Painting / Drawing / Illustration

Brown Girls UNITE!

No. 20189

To instill cultural pride and spark success in young brown girls through illustrated children's books that reflect their rich heritage.

Funding Goal

Seeking

$6,000

The editing, binding, publishing, and marketing of the children's stories.

About Project

I am A.Lewis, a local artist writing and illustrating the diverse languages, cultural pride, and beauty of the African Diaspora for young girls of color .The series of books is called Brown Girls Unite.

Project Showcase Proposal

Brown Girls Unite will be showcased with a large table, chairs, music, posters, presentation on a laptop and/or television. The presentation would require access to an electrical outlet. Visitors can expect lively conversation, an introduction to some of the characters from the stories, and to learn a few words from an African diasporic language.

Project Showcase Requirements

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Project Questions

What city is your project based out of?

Jacksonville, Fl

What sets your Project apart from what is currently available?

There is nothing currently available that compares to the Brown Girls Unite books. Stories that promote cultural pride, and self confidence in young girls of color, all while introducing them to diverse languages is a unique concept.

Why are you and your team the best people on the planet to handle this project?

I am the perfect person to bring this project to life because:
I am an artist with the talent and education to illustrate the rich culture and beauty of brown girls.
I am formally educated in African American studies and its visual culture.
I am a woman dedicated to inspiring young girls to aspire to greater heights.
And most of all I am a motivated mother who wants to educate her daughter , and others, of her vibrant roots.