For Girls &
Mentoring, Community Building,
and Educational Advancement Programs
We match college educated or business professional mentors with young girls/ women to encourage academic excellence and career success in the future. This program focuses on empowerment, self-esteem, confidence building, social education, positive citizenship, and school performance. Academic emphasis is placed on attendance, homework completion rates, citizenship, and grades.
Interpersonal Skill Building
We assist in the development of healthy relationships with peers to improve communication, decision making, and stress management. Specific activities to be provided include:
Problem-solving: Includes working through various situations with emphasis on identifying alternatives, implementing a plan of actions and initiating a response. Various situations center on peer relationships, budgeting issues, employment situations and living arrangements.
Girls and young women can experience workshops designed specifically to provide education, information, exposure and experience in various areas that will prepare them to make smart decisions on their journey to living the life of academic, professional, and personal achievement. The workshops are focused on the following:
Health & Fitness
Budgeting & Finances
Through partnerships with the local business community, Girls Keeping It Real provides workplace training to young adult women ages 16 to 23 that will prepare and equip them to be a value added resource for businesses during the summer time. This program connects girls with part-time or full-time jobs and internships while attending school and during summer breaks.
This program offers training on the following: business etiquette, social media branding, research and documentation, presentation development, business networking and public speaking.
Character Building & Self-Esteem
We utilize a team-based mentoring approach to help girls to build self-esteem, enhance peer and adult relationships, and to increase school engagement.
Our program focuses on the core skills needed to develop resilient young women and is divided into the following modules:
Empowerment & Self Love
Team Building & Leadership Development
Self-Awareness & Healthy Relationships
Health & Wellness
Conflict Resolution & Anger Management
Cultural Diversity & Community Service
College Bound & Career Planning
Our organization awards scholarships to young girls who have demonstrated their intention to attend college. Our college entry and scholarship program seeks to alleviate the burden and challenges associated with obtaining a college education. We provide various levels of assistance. In addition to college field trips, we also assist the girls with SAT/ACT preparation and fees, completing entry applications, paying application fees, and obtaining internships and part-time