Organization Details

Organization Description

Mission statementYWCA is on a mission to eliminate racism and empower women.
Service(s) descriptionThe mission of GirlsFirst is to encourage leadership, instill confidence, develop skills, and provide opportunities to femaleā€¢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 impactnot 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.