GIRLS EDUCATIONAL AND MENTORING SERVICES INC Overview
Geographic areas served: New York
GEMS provides preventive and transitional services to young women, ages 13-21 years, who are, at risk for or, involved in sexual exploitation and violence.
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GEMS is the most well organized, professional, ethical and therefore effective organization working in this field. The products they have developed are centered on continuing the success of the program and building strong foundations to both prevent the commercial sexual exploitation of girls and ... more »
GEMS is a role model to young women survivors of sexual exploitation, as well as to the public at large. The organization provides our society's most vulnerable and silenced young women with a safe place to heal, learn, and thrive. Meanwhile, GEMs offers the public the opportunity to step up to ... more »
GEMS is providing an important and vital service to young girls who are survivors of sexual exploitation. I am so proud to support them! They have been extremely successful in changing legislation in New York State so that girls can get help rather than be treated like criminals by the law. They ... more »