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Stories In My Backyard

The Voices of Black Womxn and Girls

Founded by Kyra Williams, SIMBY is a Philadelphia based art, education and social change nonprofit that provides online and in-person learning to Black womxn and girls through arts workshops and clubs, community events, and creative content. We are a Black womxn led initiative that believes in the power of Black storytelling, amplifying Black femxle voices and tapping into our imagination for liberation.  Our goal is to create social awareness and action through art, discussions, and environments that tackle social justice issues impacting our livelihood. We’re molding creative social change agents of the future and uplifting the change makers of today. To extend our reach, we've officially partnered with the Philadelphia School District's TV Station (PSTV) to host workshops for Black womxn and girls ages 13-24.

The Voices of Sisterly Affection

A photo project honoring Philly's Black music herstory, partly funded in part by the Black Music City grant sponsored by REC Philly, WXPN-FM, and WRTI-FM for Black Music Month.

To RSVP for this outdoor exhibit and donate to this SIMBY fundraiser, click below!


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