Founded in 1927 in New York City during the Harlem Renaissance, Girl Friends serve their communities in many capacities—as authors, professors, doctors, lawyers, corporate executives, business owners, congress members, wives and mothers.Our History
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As we enter our 95th year, we bear witness that our bonds of friendship have only grown stronger. Our values of dignity, service, graciousness, and conviviality have continued to be reimagined as our circle of friendship has flourished to more than 1,900 members in 48 chapters representing 25 states and the District of Columbia.
We continue to celebrate our founder, Girl Friend Eunice Shreeves. A product of the Harlem Renaissance, she assembled her college-bound friends to start an extraordinary organization built on friendship in 1927. Girl Friend Eunice understood over the next few years she and her friends would grow through their new experiences, but they would remain close through the bond of friendship.Read More
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