Longtime WMRC volunteer and international rock star, Kathleen Hanna, talks with Ann Powers about Bikini Kill's rock anthem "Rebel Girl," its lasting influence, and how this song resonates with with rock camps all over the world.


A PluS

Watch youth and educators from our in-school Rhythm & Voice program at The Young Women's Leadership School in the Bronx talk about the power of music, and the importance of our unique music education model.


Willie Mae Rock Camp is one of ten organizations in New York City to receive 2019 Mayor’s Grant for Cultural Impact from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.

Tom TOm Magazine

Highlight on Lafrae Sci, one of Willie Mae Rock Camp's founding members who is a drummer, cultural ambassador and one of our rock star teaching artists. 

New York Times

A profile on camper band Harsh Crowd, who were also named one of the top bands under age 20 making creating waves around the globe by The Guardian.

Brooklyn Magazine

Feature story highlighting Willie Mae Rock Camp’s unique music education and social justice programming, and our summer intensive and our Arts & Activism fellowship specifically for teens.


We are so honored to have been featured in this project. The purpose of 'Change Makers' is to spotlight the women leaders of today whose work is devoted to change. From revolutionizing the way we vote, to chipping down male-dominated fields, to opening platforms for women creatives to thrive; the stories of these women stand on the peaks of extraordinary. 


NPR Music

The premiere of Diet Cig's video, ‘Tummy Ache’ starring campers from Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls and Girls Rock Philly, boasting fun, community building, power, music-making and social awareness.