• girlfriends
     

    Girlsfriends of Pinellas County is a program designed to empower young ladies in Pinellas County through academic support and mentorship.  Students are provided with the resources, tools, and guidance necessary to encourage self-discipline, positive behavior, and to cultivate high self esteem and self-reliance.  Mentors, community leaders, teachers, and school administrators work closely with students to foster a supportive relationship through reinforcement in behavior academic opportunity to participate in field tripsthat will enhance cultural awareness.  Community service learning projects are part of the program that builds a sense of citizenship and community pride.  Parental participation is encouraged through parent/girl meetings and workshops.
     
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