Organizations and businesses, either for-profit or not-for-profit, all benefit from their generous supporters. Their acts of kindness and support help us maintain our goals and move towards a bright future. So, how do we properly show our gratitude? Kelly Fair has five steps for an effective and personal appreciation. Continue reading
This past Tuesday we had some serious victories for women of color throughout this nation. Our country voted and made a statement: “we need more women of color representing us at local, state, and federal levels”. Continue reading
National Novel Writing Month makes you take time out of your day to set goals and get that novel written! Truth is, we need more writers of color, especially women, to share stories, essays, and words.
Which is why, we want to bring your attention to books by black women authors you should be reading! Continue reading
If you missed the Polished Pebbles #ChicagoGirlsTakeOver this weekend, check out this feature by Derrick C. Young of CBS Chicago! Continue reading
We truly have a community supporting us, and we hope you will join us as we celebrate girls in Chicago and around the world! Meet the honorees who have inspired us to keep moving forward! Continue reading
Our International Day of the Girl celebration is right around the corner. On October 7, join us for #ChicagoGirlsTakeOver! Continue reading
The Founder and Executive Director of Polished Pebbles, Kelly Fair, celebrated her birthday this week! This past year has been one of growth and excitement for both her and our mentoring initiative. We look forward to the many opportunities ahead of us! Continue reading
We are so thankful for the help of our Host Committee Co-Chairs and Honorary Chair. With their support, our Chicago Girls Take Over Reception will be a success! Here’s your chance to meet them. Continue reading
When #PebblesTakeOver we stand with the global community to support girls’ in Chicago, and everywhere! We could not be more thankful for our Host Committee! They are helping us bring our best for Chicago Girls Take Over. Meet them below!
September is upon us, which means the first day of school is right around the corner. Although Polished Pebbles won’t be starting up until October, we know that students and parents have some nerves about getting back to those classrooms. We have some tips for you to make the transition into the school year as smooth as possible: Continue reading