As we celebrate, embrace and empower girls and women of color, the National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc. (NGWCC) and I Am Beautiful Global, Inc. are seeking nominations of girls and women of color who have and are making history as trailblazers and torchbearers in their own right. Selected Nominees will be featured in the special thematic issue of the Journal of Colorism Studies (JOCS), Celebrating, Embracing and Empowering Girls and Women of Color, under the section, Girls and Women Making History.
Nominees demonstrate character, commitment, perseverance, determination, strength and resiliency. They inspire and empower girls and women of color to achieve their dreams and to reach higher ground. Nominees may be students, parents, seniors, business leaders, lawyers, artists, writers, organizational leaders, administrators, educators, health workers, politicians, change agents, role models, mentors, clergy, founders, community activists/leaders, social workers, visionaries, volunteers, employees, etc.
We are very interested in receiving nominations of seniors who are unsung trailblazers and torchbearers within communities of color.
The deadline for submissions is August 30, 2015. Please complete the Girls and Women of Color Making History Nomination (below) and submit to firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Microsoft Word Doc)
The Journal of Colorism Studies (JOCS) in collaboration with the National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc. (NGWCC) and I Am Beautiful Global, Inc., will publish a special thematic issue in October/November of 2015 titled Celebrating, Embracing and Empowering Girls and Women of Color. The issue will consist of essays, articles, interviews, and book/movie reviews that celebrate, embrace and empower girls and women of color. This is the first time in history that a journal is celebrating, embracing and empowering girls and women of color. We are making history!
This special issue of JOCS will include advertisements and we are asking for your support by placing an advertisement or by making a donation to JOCS.
Full-Page – Color $500 Full-page – Black & White: $400
Half-Page – Color $300 Half-Page – Black & White: $200
Quarter-Page – Color $150 Quarter-Page – Black & White: $100
To make a donation to JOCS, please visit the website of Complexity Publishing.
Please see the attached Journal Advertisement Form and Journal Advertisement Specifications for details (see below). You may also place an ad by visiting the website of the publisher, Complexity Publishing, LLC, contact by e-mail at email@example.com or call 866-829-0163.
Thank you for your support as we make history!
Join Dr. Culbreth for a commentary on Toxic People, Toxic Environments and Toxic Situations (Toxic PES Syndrome).
Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 8:00 pm EST
Listener Line: 914-338-1308: Call to ask questions, comment or share.
- Toxic People (The Hater’s Club, Crabs, The Desperado Club, and Jealous People)
- Toxic Environments (Racism and Colorism)
- Toxic Situations (All over the map)
- Overcoming Toxic PES Syndrome
Join us in celebrating, embracing and empowering girls and women of color. The special issue of JOCS will also be available for purchase in print through Complexity Publishing, LLC. The online version of JOCS is available online and is free.
Call for Submissions
Deadline: Extended to August 30, 2015
The Journal of Colorism Studies (JOCS) is accepting essays, articles, book reviews, interviews, and movie reviews for a special thematic issue Celebrating, Embracing and Empowering Girls and Women of Color for publication in Volume 1, Issue 2. We are particularly interested in essays that include but are not limited to the following:
- Trailblazers and torchbearers
- Change agents
- Unsung girls and women of color
- Believing in you
- Girls of color
- Women of color
- The marginalization of girls of color
- Diversity and inclusion
- Specialized glass ceilings for women of color
- Living life beautiful
- Standards of beauty
- The Color Complex
- Understanding biases
- Embracing diversity within the race
- Making good choices
- Mental health
- Music industry
- Communities of color
- The criminal justice system
- Teen issues
- Gangs and girls of color
- Family values
- Career choices
- Interracial diversity
- Intraracial diversity
- One size does not fit all
- Being original
- Breaking down skin color and race barriers
- Sisters in unity
- Skin color dynamics
- The perpetuation of colorism by people of color
- Identity and racial pride
- Loving my skin
We will also accept interviews, articles, book and movie reviews.
To submit manuscripts for review, please register at http://jocsonline.org (you will be required to create a user name and password). Review the Submission Guidelines and then submit your manuscript.
We are looking forward to your submissions. If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth
Journal of Colorism Studies