Mission: To empower girls and their families to succeed in order to protect, restore and preserve the family unit.
Results: The Girl Power Programs have helped approximately 500 Miami-Dade County public school students, therefore reducing the suspension rate of its participants by 85% and the arrest rate by a staggering 90%.
Target demographics: Low-income girls in Miami-Dade County, ages 11-17 who need after-school and alternative-to-suspension programs geared at reducing the suspension and arrest rates of middle school girls.
Geographic areas served: South Florida
Programs: Afterschool Tutoring; Alternative to Suspension; Post Arrest Diversion; Parent Support Group; Mentoring; Summer School