10 Organizations For Kids That Empower And Uplift

February 18, 2015  |  

PEARLS for Teen Girls Inc is an organization based in Milwaukee, WI and founded by Colleen Fitzgerald. Their mission is to “serve at-risk, primarily African American and Latina girls, ages 10 to 19 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and help the girls achieve in school, avoid teen pregnancy, and use their personal power to achieve their goals and dreams.” Their program is centered around one week girl only sessions ran by a highly qualified adult program coordinator. The girls are encouraged to talk about school, family, relationships, etc. The girls are really encouraged to talk about whatever issues they may have. They also have goal setting and leadership programs as well to ensure they become women who believe and pursue their dreams.

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