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Announcing: #HerTestimony Youth Apprenticeship Program

We are excited to announce our first apprenticeship program for youth! This virtual experience is designed for Black girls ages…

We’re in Quarantine. There Are No Rules.

Today we are grateful to share an essay written by Rachel Singley, who is a member of our writing circle,…

Today: A Poem by Elisabeth Michel

Please enjoy a poem submitted by Beautiful Community member Elisabeth Michel. Perhaps it will inspire you to take up your…

Love Is Here, Now.

Although I have enough stories to create a pretty entertaining web-series, I choose not to write about romantic relationships, too often. For a long time, I’ve felt ill-equipped, and often insecure, to share anything that would be helpful to those seeking love; especially my sisters.

A Writer’s Journey

We all find ourselves in this particular season of uncertainty and anxiety as people across the world are forced to…

The Beautiful Project’s Writing Circle, Maya’s Room, Opens This Month

At The Beautiful Project, a primary goal is to create a space where Black women and girls can cultivate confidence…

Celebrating Pamela Thompson

Our sister-sojourner and space making beloved is leaving her staff role at The Beautiful Project to deeply pursue her dreams.…

Desire

de·sire /dəˈzī(ə)r/ noun a strong feeling of wanting to have something or wishing for something to happen.   Here's a…

Pen, Lens & Soul: The Beautiful Project’s Exhibition at The Met

Our hearts are still full after reliving the opening of our first large-scale New York exhibition, Pen, Lens & Soul:…

Rhythms of Rest

For everything, there is a time and a season. And now, it is time to rest.