Say Goodbye to... Jess 💕

After many years of dedicated service, our Co-Founder/Executive Director Jessica Greer Morris is passing on the torch to a new leader. Please join us in saying a heartfelt farewell to Jessica, welcoming with open arms our new Executive Director, and thanking the many people who have made this transition possible, including our Board and supporters.

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Jessica Greer Morris Honored by New York City Council

Executive Director and Co-Founder of Girl Be Heard was recognized and written into New York City history for her tireless service developing, amplifying and celebrating the voices of  NYC youth via socially-conscious theatre making, locally and globally. Council Majority Leader Laurie Cumbo presented the proclamation at their stated meeting on July 23rd, 2019 at 1pm, at City Hall. 

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GBHTT Debuts New Show 'Muh Whole Self'

Girl Be Heard Trinidad and Tobago (GBHTT), is a year-round, after-school program, transforming the lives of girls at Bishop’s Centenary College. The mission of the program, headquartered in New York City, is to develop, amplify, and celebrate the voices of young women through socially conscious theatre-making. GBHTT’s end of year showcase features brave stories (original spoken word poetry and songs written and performed by 11 inspiring teens at Bishop’s) this Thursday, June 27, at Little Carib Theatre. 6-8 pm.  This year's theme is "Muh Whole Self.”

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GBH Takes The Stage At Women Deliver - Largest Conference in the World on Gender Equality

Girl Be Heard will perform at the largest women’s conference in the world, Women Deliver, June 3-5, 2019 in Vancouver, Canada. All spoken word poems, raps, and songs are written and performed by youth in our “feminist church program. The nonprofit is honored to share the stage at Women Deliver with sister gender justice advocates Angelique KidjoFemi OkeSophie Trudeau, Tarana Burke.

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Are you coming to our show?! Guess who is!!

“I am in awe of the impact that Girl Be Heard has made globally under the leadership of Jessica Greer Morris by bringing the voices of young women to the forefront of the discussion on the SDGs.
World watch out.
The power of Girl Be Heard is here to stay!”  -Hawa Diallo Head of the United Nations Department of Global Communications

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Jessica's Note of Thanks (Stepping Down from Executive Director Role)

Dear Friends, Partners, and Colleagues, After almost ten years of service, I am stepping down to welcome new leadership to take the helm of Girl Be Heard. It has been an opportunity of a lifetime to serve as Girl Be Heard’s Founding Executive Director. However, I know in my heart of hearts, that it is time for new leadership.

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