I love being in such a positive environment.
She feels strong, engaged, challenged, and accepted here.
I learned I can be loud.
[RCGLA] is the one thing she looks forward to more than anything else all year long.
It made me feel more confident and I made new friends.
Over the years, RCGLA has remained a shining light and source of strength, positivity, acceptance, and love.
A YOUTH-LED ROUNDTABLE ABOUT BLACK WOMEN IN ROCK!? HECK YEAH!! Come join us online Saturday, March 27th for R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Black Women in Rock Women’s History Month Roundtable. Organized by Women’s Leadership Project, this youth-led Zoom roundtable celebrates Black women’s historic impact on American Rock music, featuring visionary guitar artists Ghetto Songbird, Malina Moye, Felice Rosser, and Jackie Venson! This event is FREE just registration is required to attend! Click here to register.
Although quite different from a typical year of camp, the virtual format of Rock n’ Roll Camp for Girls Los Angeles’ 2020 programming opened new doors and provided new perspectives. Campers joined from as far away as Europe and South America. Instead of campers going to camp, camp went into the homes of campers. Instead of being in a band, campers worked towards individual goals and we got to see each camper’s unique expression. Eight Music Video Program campers worked collectively to shoot one music video – entirely remotely! And we finally got to spend more time (a whole week) nerding out over audio and recording.
In the spring with an eight-week series of programming on Instagram Live and Zoom. Then in July, 54 campers participated in three weeks of virtual summer camp. Each week focused on either instrument instruction, songwriting, music video production, or recording, and included discussions on racial justice and mental health wellness, and visits from special guests joining in from different parts of the country. Laptops and instruments were provided to campers who needed them, and at the end of each week our “Sharecases” gave […]
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