GGM CHICAGO

GlobalGirl Media (GGM) Chicago selected and trained teenage girls, ages 14-18, for a 4-week intensive media training during summer 2012. The program supplied the equipment, education and support necessary to help them create content that authentically reflects their lives and communities. Read more…

  • LIVING OFF TIPS

    Low wage tipped workers in restaurants are predominantly women, and women of color, making an average of $2.50 an hour as tipped workers. GlobalGirl Media Chicago tells the story of Aisha Thurman and her two daughters, who are “living off tips,” in Detroit, Michigan, dealing with sexual harassment, job insecurity, for $2.65 an hour. The federal minimum wage for tipped [...]

  • GGM Chicago Chronicles: Alondra Garcia

    July 16, 2014 by Alondra Garcia Global Girl Media reporter Alondra Garcia talks about who she is and her inspirations in life.

  • GGM Chicago Chronicles: Aimee Rodriguez

    July 15, 2014 by Aimee Rodriguez Global Girl Media reporter Aimee Rodriguez shares her life reflected through her family.

  • Chicago City of Learning Summer Kickoff Rally & Maker Party

    Chicago City of Learning Summer Kickoff Rally & Maker Party June 26th, 2014 by J’Doria Taylor Global Girl Media reporters attended the Chicago City of Learning Summer Kickoff Rally and Maker Party. J’Doria Taylor informs on the partnerships that the city of Chicago has crafted with local, public and private sectors to coordinate networks from local grassroots organizations to museums [...]

  • GGM Chicago: My Voice Is Important

    Chicago GlobalGirl Reporters share their thoughts on why their voices are important in the world.

  • Living Off Tips

    In partnership with Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC), GlobalGirl Media Chicago produced this short documentary video titled “Living Off Tips.” Low wage tipped workers in restaurants are predominantly women, and women of color, making an average of $2.50 an hour as tipped workers. GlobalGirl Media Chicago tells the story of Aisha Thurman and her two daughters, who are “living off tips,” [...]

  • Gloria Steinem Interview: Issues Of Social Justice – Part 3

    Gloria Steinem Interview: Issues Of Social Justice – Part 3 Ms. Steinem discusses the power of linking different movements with the feminist movement to help create a world where we are linked and not ranked. Part 1 | Part 2

  • Linda Johnson Rice: 50 Years of Beauty

    Linda Johnson Rice: 50 Years of Beauty Linda Johnson Rice, of the Johnson Publishing Company, discusses the impact of their contribution in transforming the “face” of the fashion and beauty industries. Passionate about empowering the next generation she highlights the value of education, honing your craft and determination.

  • I am a Leader

    “I am a Leader” by GlobalGirl Media Reporters in Chicago. December 19, 2014

  • Can Women Have It All?

    Our GlobalGirl Media Reporters in Chicago ask, “Can Women Have It All?” December 16, 2013

TOP NEWS

GGM Chicago Reflects On Violence

GGM Chicago Reflects On Violence

Chicago is one of the most violent cities in the U.S. Over the past weekend at least 40 people were shot and 4 were killed. Tragically this is a common headline in the city... Read more.

Womens Rights/Human Rights

Living Off Tips

Living Off Tips

In partnership with Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC), GlobalGirl Media Chicago produced this short documentary video titled “Living Off Tips.” Low... Read more.

Health & Environment

GGM Chicago Reflects On Violence

GGM Chicago Reflects On Violence

Chicago is one of the most violent cities in the U.S. Over the past weekend at least 40 people were shot and 4 were killed. Tragically this is a common headline in the city... Read more.

Politics & Society

GGM Chicago Reflects On Violence

GGM Chicago Reflects On Violence

Chicago is one of the most violent cities in the U.S. Over the past weekend at least 40 people were shot and 4 were killed. Tragically this is a common headline in the city... Read more.

Arts & Culture

GGM Chicago Chronicles: Jada Dalton

July 22, 2014 By Jada Dalton Jada Dalton answers a question: What does it mean to be a girl where you live? ... Read more.