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MARCH 2024

The Women of
Girl Power

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In their personal lives the courageous “Women of Girl Power” are mothers, grandmothers, wives, head of households, CEO’s, business owners, political movers and shakers and women who support not only their own families but extended families as well. 


This month we celebrate the vision, power, and achievements of the “Women of Girl Power” who help open doors of opportunity and provide safe spaces for at-promise girls to find their voices, live their best lives and reach their full potential.

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Women are the backbone of Girl Power Rocks. They serve on our front line providing direct services, safety, care, support, and nurturing environments to girls and their families. Their contributions are essential to breaking down barriers and supporting at-promise girls as they navigate through life and learn to find their purpose and passion. 


The “Women of Girl Power” play a significant role on our Board of Directors, serving as board chairs, treasurers, committee members and are the leaders in fundraising, sustainability and blazing a pathway for others to follow.


Stephanie Jones

Board of Directors Chairwoman  


Aisha Manning

Board  of Directors Vice Chairwoman


Michaele Rachlin

Board of Directors Secretary 


Laudy Luna

Board of Directors Treasurer


Victoria Worship

Board of Directors Immediate

Past Chair


Dr. Minca Brantley

Board Member


Michele Edwards-Collie

Board Member


Cherise G. Gause

Board Member

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Misty Brown

Tiffany Prince

Maiy Cade

Helen Vilorio

Gequasha Collins


Board Member

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Kathy Chippey Way

LaShawnna Stanley

Monica Darden



Kernetra Wilson

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April 27, 2024



Join us for a magical evening under the open sky at Girl Power Rocks'Jazz Under the Stars. This garden party-style event promises an enchanting atmosphere filled with the sultry sounds of jazz, all in support of a noble cause.

Celebrating Lashawnna

Celebrating LaShawnna


The empowering force behind Girl Power Rocks' Sister Circle Mentorship Program.

Celebrating LaShawnna, the empowering force behind Girl Power Rocks' Sister Circle Mentorship Program! Recognized by the Mayor of Miramar during the Black History Business Recognition Ceremony, she's honored for her remarkable impact through Ethnicity Models and her dedicated work with Girl Power Rocks in the community. 🌍✨ This Women's Month, we salute LaShawnna's unwavering commitment to empowering women and girls, creating a brighter, more inclusive future for all. Cheers to a true trailblazer!

Girl Power Rocks' Founder/CEO,
Thema Campbell, and Board Chairwoman, Stephanie Jones,
Honored by AT&T

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Celebrating a momentous achievement!

Girl Power Rocks' Founder/CEO, Thema Campbell, and our phenomenal Board Chairwoman, Stephanie Jones, have been chosen as 2024 AT&T Florida Black History Honorees!

Their dedication and leadership continue to inspire positive change. Kudos to Thema and Stephanie for this well-deserved recognition!


Poetry Corner

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I am strong, like wind, not a toy for you men. I am not weak;

I am strong as a beak.

I am royalty and bring loyalty.

Don't doubt me, I am not dumb. I am smart, I am art.

I am funny, sweet as honey.

I am not to be assigned; I am my own design.

I will be famous, at least that's my aim.

They will always call my name, all because of the fame.

I will be a track star, a singer or an artist

And even though I smile, we know my past was the hardest.

I'm full of love.

I'm full of joy, originality, enthusiasm.

I take pride and I don't hide.



Girl Power Rocks' Participant


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I'm pretty & I'm funny.

I'm smart and Ion' play about my money.

Act like you know, my momma didn't raise no dummy, so you know I ain't bummy.

On the rise to success, Imma be in my professor chest. Stepping on y'alls neck

Ha! Ya'll know I'm the best, because when I grow up, I'm going to be the BEST ultrasound tech.


Girl Power Rocks' Participant

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Poetry Corner

Words From Kind Kathy

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Word of the Day: Dependable
Dependable: Trustworthy and reliable.

Today's word of the day is "dependable". What does it mean to be dependable? It's about being someone others can count on, someone who consistently acts sensibly and fulfills their commitments. Let's take a moment to reflect: Are you dependable? Would your friends, family, or colleagues consider you dependable?

Dependability is a crucial soft skill. It means doing what you say you'll do, when you say you'll do it. It's about being responsive, accountable, and consistent. Employers value dependability highly, as it ensures tasks are completed efficiently and with quality. But it's not just about work; being dependable enriches our personal relationships and fosters trust within our communities.

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So, how can we demonstrate dependability in our lives? Here are some tips:

1. Do what you say you will do: Follow through on commitments.
2. Be timely: Arrive punctually and ready to work.
3. Be responsive: Take initiative and address issues promptly.
4. Be organized: Establish systems to stay on top of tasks.
5. Meet deadlines: Manage time effectively to deliver on time.
6. Be accountable: Take responsibility for your actions.
7. Follow up: Keep your promises and communicate effectively.
8. Teamwork: Support your colleagues and contribute positively.
9. Be consistent: Act and communicate with reliability.

Being dependable isn't just a trait; it's a commitment to ourselves and others. Let's strive to embody dependability in everything we do, for it not only benefits those around us but also nurtures our own growth and success.

On a related note, let's not forget the importance of being **reliable**. Reliability ensures consistent quality and trustworthiness. Whether it's in our personal or professional lives, reliability is key to building strong relationships and achieving our goals.

Think about it: What can you do today to demonstrate dependability and reliability?

Warm regards,
Kind Kathy

Kind Words from Kind Kathy

Frank C. Martin Brain Bowl Champions

Student Spotlight

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We're thrilled to shine the spotlight on the remarkable achievement of the young ladies from Frank C. Martin K-8 Center! Under the guidance of their dedicated instructor, they clinched victory at Girl Power’s Black History Brain Bowl, showcasing not just their intellect but also their unwavering commitment to excellence.

The road to success was paved with hard work and determination. From the outset, these students set their sights on victory and spared no effort in their preparations. Their instructor, Monica, witnessed firsthand the dedication and intellectual prowess displayed by each member of the team.

A special acknowledgment is due to team captain Kayla, whose leadership, dedication, and enthusiasm were instrumental in steering the team towards triumph. Alongside her, Damariah, Brooklyn, and Felice contributed significantly, demonstrating their profound knowledge of black history and the power of teamwork.

Their victory is not just a testament to their individual talents but also a source of inspiration for us all. It underscores the importance of setting goals, working tirelessly towards them, and supporting one another along the way. Indeed, this achievement serves as a reminder that with determination and collaboration, anything is possible.

Congratulations to the entire team of Frank C. Martin K-8 Center! Your victory not only brings honor to your school but also enriches our understanding of black history. Thank you for showcasing the true spirit of excellence and camaraderie.

Student Spotlight
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Donor Spotlight

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In the world of women's empowerment and community advocacy, Chanae Wood stands as a beacon of inspiration, hope and change. As we celebrate her achievements this month, it's clear that her impact extends far beyond the confines of her professional career as an attorney for Weiss Serota LLC.


Joining the Girl Power Rocks Family in 2023, Chanae swiftly became an integral part of the Girl Power Rocks family, not only as a member but also as its legal counsel. Her background in zoning and land use positioned her as an important guide for Girl Power as we venture into the world of construction and development, serving as counsel for Girl Power as we construct Mama Hattie’s House —the home we are building for girls aging out of foster care and those vulnerable to human trafficking. Chanae's dedication to ensuring that every girl has a safe and supportive environment to thrive in echoes Girl Power's mission of "Improving Our World, One Girl at a Time."

Chanae Wood

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Yet, it's Chanae's personal journey and entrepreneurial spirit that truly exemplify her commitment to empowering women. As one of the founders of Rom8 Wellness, she has embarked on a mission to show women that they have the innate power to transform their circumstances. She has organized numerous in-person wellness events where individuals gather to learn about enhancing their health and well-being. By fostering a supportive community of like-minded individuals, Chanae is not only imparting knowledge but also instilling a sense of hope and empowerment.

Chanae Wood you rock!

Donor Spotlight
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