Working Group on Girls Report
Today's changing society makes it very tough for girls. Girls are struggling with media manipulation, uncertain moral standards, self-loathing arising from impossible standards of physical beauty, heavy peer pressure, and a host of sobering academic and career dilemmas.
If you care about the young girls in our community, and have a few hours every other week to contribute to the positive growth of girls in Schenectady, you may want to consider becoming a 'Muse' with the Girls' Circle program of the Schenectady County Working Group on Girls.
For the past three years, women from the community have volunteered to participate in 8-10 hours of training in the fall and then co-lead a group of 6-10 girls in the girls' middle school for 10 sessions (about every other week) from December through early May. Curriculum is provided. Training begins in October.
If you would like to learn more about this opportunity to be a positive influence in the lives of our girls locally, email Joanne Tobiessen at firstname.lastname@example.org with `Muse' in the subject line. Thank you!
A quote from one of our muses........ "Mentoring + like forgiveness + is often a selfish act. It can benefit the giver more than the receiver."