Who Are We?

The African American Women’s Resource Center (AAWRC) is a nonprofit educational and cultural organization whose mission is to empower and support women and girls of the African Diaspora in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area.

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Septima Clark Oratory Contest

Giving voice to teen girls

Kitchen Table Talks

Sharing wisdom the way our grandmothers used to

In-Her-Light Series

Showcasing the light of our black female leaders

News & Events

Septima Clark Oratory Contest

MAY 19, 2018
Application, Rules, and Guidelines
Eligibility Criteria: Teenage Girls in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area Attending Public or Charter School or Afterschool Programs
Deadline for Applications: May 4,  2018

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