To inspire and empower young women and girls to embrace and develop their personal strengths to improve the quality of life for themselves and their community
Provide young women and girls with opportunities and resources that create pathways to achieve their full potential.
What we do:
JOY connects with young women and girls in middle school and high school, encouraging healthy relationships and good decision-making skills. We strive to build leaders in their schools and communities.
How We Do it:
Weekly 1 ½ hour evening meetings within the school year with the young ladies
Restorative Justice Peace-Keeping Circles encouraging peer support and voice
Academic/ Life coaching to provide a connection to another caring adult
Partnering with Community Enrichment and other out-reach programs to build an awareness of individual interests and positive relationships between the youth and community within a safe space
Participating in Community Service projects
Attending Community and Cultural Events