The SELF Factor is committed to advancing the lives of Black women and girls through ethnic identity development to be empowered, self-accepting, prideful and self-loving. The SELF Factor centers around five core objectives: Awareness, Action, Change, and Empowerment.
- Foster self-love, acceptance and ethnic pride in Black women and girls and other marginalized groups
- Empower women and girls to self-define and control their narrative
- Empower women and girls to adapt a positive self-perception
- Advocate for political representation and reforms to address the intersectional challenges that are unique to Black women and girls and other marginalized groups
- Decrease negative stereotypes and microaggressions about Black Women
- Reduce socioeconomic disparities among Black women in the workforce
- Advocate for equitable employment opportunities, and equal pay for Black women
- Improve access to quality education for inner city girls/ Increase graduation rate and college enrollment
- Advance discourse and community engagement between different ethnic groups to form a cohesive and progressive movement toward an equal and just society.
The SELF Factor collaborates with Black women, feminist groups, educational institutions, racial justice and non-profit organizations to teach a multi-dimensional course around five core objectives: Awareness, Action, Change, Identity Reconstruction, and Empowerment.