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SHE is a school-based program that encourages girls to see the many possibilities ahead of them by developing life skills that promote self-esteem, personal wellbeing, resilience, healthy relationships, teamwork, leadership, and interest in academic success. Through weekly lessons, field trips, and a community service project, students learn they can be leaders in their school and in their local community.
“SHE is entering its fifth year of programming where we are all about guiding girls to learn about themselves and their values, support their ability to appreciate those who are different from them, and to prepare and motivate
their leadership roles. Our SHE students form their own opinions, try out new skills, and learn how to exercise their power and their voice! We embrace our youth perspectives and strive to create an inclusive environment to celebrate their journey through childhood,” said Olga Torres, SHE Program Coordinator.
“It has been significantly rewarding for me to witness our first class of SHE students now entering high school! They have led a pathway for the younger girls to follow as they demonstrate how their decisions and actions matter.” The program currently serves fourth through eighth grade students in the Allentown Area School District at Harrison-Morton Middle School and Raub Middle School, and in the Bethlehem Area School District at Broughal Middle School, Donegan Elementary, Fountain Hill Elementary, and Lincoln Elementary.
To create an educational and inspirational environment in which girls build self-esteem, are empowered to change the dynamics in their personal relationships and the greater community, and seize control of
their futures, ensuring healthy, fulfilling, and self-sufficient lives.
Mentor students, join a committee, be a guest speaker, lead a workshop, volunteer, or donate! For more info, contact Olga Torres at firstname.lastname@example.org