|Mission statement||YWCA is on a mission to eliminate racism and empower women.|
|Service(s) description||The mission of GirlsFirst is to encourage leadership, instill confidence, develop skills, and provide opportunities to female•identified (and non-binary, trans, and genderqueer) students of color. Through camps and after-school programming, YWCA Girlsflrst seeks to support students during their critical first year of high school. The program also incorporates GirlsFirst alumni (10th -12th grade students) as informal peer mentors and program leaders/participants. The program focuses on providing culturally-relevant STEAM, fine arts, fitness, college and career readiness (including paid internships}, social emotional support, leadership development, and community engagement programming.|
|Program impact||not provided|
Community programs are organized into categories known as Community School Elements. All community programs associated with YWCA are listed below and each program may be provided at 1 or more schools. You can use the 'Show Details' buttons to learn more about each program.
Behavior/Social and Emotional Learning and Supports (1 program)
Programs that support adults and students in developing 21st century skills and competencies such as self-management, social awareness, responsible decision-making, and building trusting relationships, in order to handle ourselves, our relationships, and our work/studies effectively. This is inclusive of programs supporting alternative discipline approaches such as restorative justice.