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.
Target demographics: Girls and young women ages 8-18
Direct beneficiaries per year: 1,000
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