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Phone: 617-787-2112
971 Commonwealth Ave
Suite 22

Boston
Massachusetts 02215
USA
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Target demographics: Girls and young women ages 8-18

Direct beneficiaries per year: 1,000

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Host a workshop

Geographic areas served: Greatr Boston

Programs: 20 hour Personal Safety Training
2-4 hr. Workshops
Teen Mentor Program
Youth Speak-Outs
Voices on Violence Focus Groups

Mission:
Girls’ LEAP empowers girls and young women to value and champion their own safety and well-being.  We seek to build decision-making skills, increase personal confidence and raise awareness to create safer lives.
Results:
Have provided safety, self-defense and empowerment training to over 6,000 girls and young women since 1997.  Currently serving 1,000 annually.

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09/12/10
I joined Girls' LEAP Self-Defense my freshman year of college because I needed to join a service organization for a class, and LEAP's mission statement of empowering local girls seemed perfect for me. Over the past 3 years I've spent with LEAP, I have seen their unwavering commitment to this goal ... more »
06/02/10
I joined Girls' LEAP over 2 years ago. When I first joined it was because I wanted to serve on a Board and wanted to be a part of an organization that provided direct service to youth. It was a simple reason to join and now as I look back so shortsighted. LEAP isn't just a place that provides ... more »
05/25/10
Ny name is Kristen Cuneo and I am the Teen Mentor Program Coordinator for Girls’ LEAP. I have been with Girls’ LEAP for nearly 4 years, beginning when I was a summer intern. I was a college (aged) mentor, and then came on full time with the organization after I graduated in 2007. For ... more »
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