Mission and Vision

Mission

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.

Vision

  • 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.

Partnership:

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.