Welcome To The H.O.O.D!  

                            Healthy*Optimistic*Outstanding*Determined

H.O.O.D. gyrls are HEALTHY, OPTIMISTIC, OUTSTANDING, and DETERMINED. Our mission is to improve reproductive health outcomes among adolescent females residing in urban areas considered "hood" in addition to redefining negative stereotypes placed on gyrls based on their zip code. 

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We are currently fundraising to purchase a van that will be converted to a mobile testing unit. Please take a minute to read our plea and consider making a donation today.

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Check out our founder on Iheart Radio!

The weekend on Whitney's Women we have Chez from Gyrls In H.O.O.D. This organization is on a mission to educate young women about sexual health. Chez is the founder who noticed a gap and decided to fill the void herself. 


Progress isn't possible without investing in girls​

Chez Smith

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Birds, Bees, & Beyond Workshop!

Book us to visit your school, church, conference, etc. 

 Birds, Bees, and Beyond provides adolescent gyrls with real talk without the judgement.  Sessions covers a myraid of topics including personal hygiene, female anatomy, birth control etc. 

If you would like to learn more about scheduling this workshop, contact us at [email protected]


September is Sexual Health Awarenes​s Month


It's very important for gyrls to be educated about their reproductive health. Join us for a fun and lively girl talk discussion about female anatomy, periods, and more.


Free!

Gift bags!

Lunch will be provided!


Register here!

https://forms.gle/VmckZ5APFUskungo8


Degrees B4 Diapers

10 week program designed to provide teen girls with the sexual education needed to make responsible choices. Group meets once a week at various locations

Email us for more information about this program.

Service Squad

Our gyrls SERVE! Join us as we create and participate in community service project across the city.

H.O.O.D. Kit

If you are in need of female hygiene products, toiletries, condoms, etc. Please contact us for a H.O.O.D. Kit.


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BODY TREATMENT

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Our nonprofit organization survives off donations from generous people like you. All contributions count.