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Mission Statement

Community Bridges believes that all girls are infinitely capable of succeeding in life as strong and confident young women. We empower girls to discover their unique identity, voice and potential through leadership development, academic support and enrichment, and exposure to opportunities that challenge them to become advocates for themselves, their families and their community.

Community Bridges strives to develop and nurture Exceptional Students, Positive Leaders, and Healthy Young Women.

Description

Community Bridges fulfills its mission through programs that help develop and nuture exceptional students, positive leaders, and healthy young women. Our programs are the following:

  • Jump Start Girls! Adelante NiƱas! focuses on team-building, critical thinking, the arts, health and prevention, outdoor discovery and community action to develop self-confidence and self-expression. The program also provides academic support and family outreach.
  • L.U.N.A. (Luchando Unidas con Nuestras Amigas) works with middle and high school, immigrant girls by encouraging them to speak out and take on new challenges while celebrating their unique identity, preserving their cultural traditions, and embracing their bilingualism.
  • Dream Catchers Mentoring Program works with 8th-grade girls who meet with successful female role models to discuss important issues like dating safety, the transition to high school, college and career preparation, sexuality and body image, and relationships.
  • Outdoor Adventure Summer Camp exposes girls to the outdoors to develop their self-reliance, responsibility, teamwork, and environmental and community stewardship.

Website

http://www.communitybridges-md.org

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