GGM CHICAGO

In the summer of 2014 GlobalGirl Media (GGM) Chicago trained and mentored 35 diverse teenaged girls in an intensive seven week program, the largest GGM summer training thus far! The final culmination of the summer training produced five stories for the “webisode” series, “Justice and Liberty for All”, civically engaging youth through issues that concern them. Story topics include: economic disparities for LGBTQ and homeless teens, beauty and cultural stereotypes inhibiting individual and social potential, the real lives of undocumented students and families, and sexual assault on college campuses. Read more…

  • OAKLAND AND CHICAGO GGM REPORTERS MEET

    Oakland GlobalGirls skype the Chicago GlobalGirls and talk gets real on how the news doesn’t depict what’s really going on in their cities.  

  • FEMALE STEREOTYPES: WHO LOOKS LIKE A CEO?

    Our reporters asked people in #Chicago which of three #women they thought would be hired as the #CEO of a Fortune 500 company.

  • GGM CHICAGO MY VOICE IS IMPORTANT 2015

    GlobalGirl Media Chicago reporters spent their second day of Summer Training Academy preparing and filming their explanations of why, being a group of #diverse young #women, their #voices matter to the #world. Using the beautiful South Garden on Michigan Avenue as their set, the girls worked together to create this video in hopes of communicating exactly why their voices are [...]

  • TEEN ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIPS: TWO DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES

    #GlobalGirl Media #Chicago reporters spoke to multiple #teens in the Fall of 2014 about teen #abusive #relationships. In this video we take a look at teen #abuse from two different perspectives, one of an abuse #victim and one of an outsider.  

  • “THE HOMESTRETCH” SCREENING

    Recently #GlobalGirl Media #Chicago attended the #screening of a #documentary called “The Homestretch”, following three #homeless #teens in Chicago.

  • YOUTH EMPOWERMENT PERFORMANCE PROJECT

    During the #screening of the #documentary, “The Homestretch”, #GlobalGirl Media #Chicago reporters talked to members of the #youth #empowerment #performance #project also known as #YEPP. The program helps empower members of the #LGBT community through art. We asked them how art inspires them and helps with the stress of everyday life.

  • GLOBALGIRL MEDIA CHICAGO WITH MAYOR RAHM EMANUEL

    GlobalGirl Media sat down with current #Mayor of #Chicago #Rahm #Emanuel and asked him questions about #womens #rights and his visions for the city of Chicago during the 2015 #Mayoral #election.

TOP NEWS

OAKLAND AND CHICAGO GGM REPORTERS MEET

OAKLAND AND CHICAGO GGM REPORTERS MEET

Oakland GlobalGirls skype the Chicago GlobalGirls and talk gets real on how the news doesn’t depict what’s really going on in their cities.   ... Read more.

Womens Rights/Human Rights

Celebrity Feminism

Celebrity Feminism

Beyoncé’s Feminism is Elitist By Ebony Marshall GlobalGirl Media Chicago commentator Published by Women’s eNews Wednesday, April 29, 2015 I consider myself a... Read more.

Health & Environment

CHICAGO STORIES – ROSA

CHICAGO STORIES – ROSA

GGM CHICAGO Reporter Rosa tells us about her athletic history and her favorite sports, as well as what she does in her free-time. She also tells about her hopes and dreams,... Read more.

Politics & Society

FEMALE STEREOTYPES: WHO LOOKS LIKE A CEO?

FEMALE STEREOTYPES: WHO LOOKS LIKE A CEO?

Our reporters asked people in #Chicago which of three #women they thought would be hired as the #CEO of a Fortune 500 company. ... Read more.

Arts & Culture

WOMEN’S CLOTHING: WHAT IS APPROPRIATE?

WOMEN’S CLOTHING: WHAT IS APPROPRIATE?

In #Chicago, we are investigating #female #stereotypes, and if the way #women choose to present themselves influences the #opinions people may have of them. ... Read more.