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PEARLS for Teen Girls

HQ Milwaukee, WI All Locations

PEARLS for Teen Girls forms groups of 20–25 girls that meet weekly and engage in a curriculum that develops PEARLS values: Personal Responsibility, Empathy, Awareness, Respect, Leadership, and Support. Girls bond and are co–facilitated by an intergenerational team of adult program coordinators and junior staff talking through issues of self–esteem, personal development, goal–setting, and leadership.

Key Issue Area


Organizational Leadership

Gerry Howze

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