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The Pearl Club

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The Pearl Club has a mission to educate, empower and support young women to overcome poverty by fostering advanced educational pursuit. Through our programming, The Pearl Club University, we strive to empower young women to overcome poverty by attaining a post-secondary degree.

The position of the Board of Directors is a voluntary position that serves as the leadership, sustainability and growth of the organization. In this role, there are three focuses:

  • Strategic Oversight: approve annual budgets, strategic plans and review and measure outcomes; provide strategic leadership

  • Sustainability: actively participate in fundraising initiatives, see this as a philanthropic priority and assist in identifying board members and contribute to annual performance of ED

  • Commitment: actively participate and attend board meetings and take a proactive approach to the growth of the organization

Within these three focuses, the Board of Directors is responsible for the following

  • Actively attend board meetings, including preparing for meetings

  • Strong commitment to the organization's mission and purpose

  • Open, honest and unbiased communication

  • Thorough decision making that aligns with the mission, is student- and future-focused

  • Actively participate in a board fundraising goals and organizational fundraising initiatives

  • Think outside of the box to produce outcomes, develop relationships, generate partnerships and provide opportunities for young women

  • Stay current on important trends that relate to their expertise as it relates to the growth and success of the organization

  • Be inspired to share their involvement with their networks to garner support and build relationships, including inviting them to all events and providing contacts to include in our email distribution lists

  • Willingness to step out of comfort zone to produce outcomes, including trainings and professional development

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About The Pearl Club


49 S Clinton Street, East Orange, NJ 07018, US

Mission Statement

The Pearl Club is a 501(c)3 organization that has a mission to educate, empower and support young women to overcome poverty by fostering advanced educational pursuits.


We offer the School of College Success (SCS) to empower young women to overcome poverty by earning a post-secondary degree and enter the workforce.

The School of College Success provides support and academic enrichment to assist and guide students through college to graduation. Specifically, SCS provides:

Be a College Student for a Week: All students have the opportunity to prepare for college through an authentic college experience.

Pre-College Assistance: Incoming freshman students receive transition support to ensure that they are registered for classes, have completed all financial aid requirements, secured housing, and are ready to begin their first semester.

College Enrichment and Mentorship: During the academic school year, all college students receive ongoing coaching and assistance.

College Success Goals: Each year, college students are given 8-10 College Success Goals to ensure they remain on the path to college graduation and intentional about their plans post-college graduation.

Emergency Financial Assistance: Students who have been enrolled in TPCU for at least a year and have at least a 2.5 college GPA will have the opportunity to receive emergency support up to $1000.


Thu Aug 01, 2019 - Tue Jun 01, 2021


9801 Lullaby LnOverland, MO 63114



  • Mentoring
  • Budgeting
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Youth Services




  • Orientation or Training
  • we have monthly board meetings and quarterly events.

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