Mentoring isn't an extracurricular activity its a vital part of enriching communities.
- 1 in 3 kids are growing up without a mentor.
- Kids with Mentors are 55% more likely to attend college.
- Kids with Mentors are 130% more likely to hold leadership positions.
Key Program Information
Program Overview-Girls Aiming Towards Positivity is a unique mentoring program that teaches girls to always aim towards positivity. This program focuses on leadership, public speaking, respect and confidence building activities. The curriculum is developed 3 methods. 1. Parent Survey 2. Girls feedback/ business meeting 3. Program Director Observation. Essentially core values that taught at home are reinforced. Respect, self love and remaining positive.This program gives girls a voice and teaches them steps to be confident. This program has been around for over 10 years and has served over 300 girls in South Atlanta. This program is for girls ages 10-13 years old.
Sample Activities- Cooking Class, Cupcakes and Conversations, Team Building, Game Night, Debate Classes.
Current Program Locations -Tracey Wyatt Recreation Center (2300 Godby Road, College Park 30349) Thursdays 6:30pm-7:30pm
YMCA at the Villages at Carver (1600 Pryor Road Atlanta, GA 30313) Mondays 5:30pm-6:30pm
"I've seen my daughter grow and benefit so much from this program. I would recommend this program to any girl"
"When my daughter first started this program she was shy and wouldn't stand up for herself. Through the activities and curriculum she has come out of her shell and has been motivated to take on leadership roles at her school."
"My daughter looks forward to attending the program every week and is always excited once she leaves. It makes me happy knowing that she is happy."
"I like this program because my it gives me support as a single mother when it comes to managing my daughters emotions"
" I can't say anything negative about the program and their are soo many great things from the activities, speakers, curriculum and the leadership. I couldn't think of a better program to help my daughter develop into a woman"