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Mission Statement

The Young Womenâ s Leadership Corps is effective when program participants are able to develop fundamental decision-making and leadership skills and feel empowered to use them. Are goals are to have participants:

  • Show improvement in their academic performance;
  • Be aware of and involved in their schools, workplace and community;
  • Set personal goals (i.e. develop academic and career goals)
  • Make healthy choices (i.e. regarding wellness, substance use, sexual activity and personal safety); and h ave enhanced self-worth.

Description

Through your participation in the Young Womenâ s Leadership Corps you can benefit from:

  • Fun, interactive educational sessions that promote skills building in areas such as self-image, healthy nutrition, personal safety, goal setting, how to prepare for college or a job, how to speak in effectively and other related topics.
  • The opportunity to gain community service learning hours required for middle and high school graduation.
  • Gaining a valuable extracurricular experience that will enhance on a job or college application.
  • The opportunity to forge positive relationships with other young women from the Greater Hartford area communities.
  • Program incentives (i.e. YWLC T-shirt, cap and button).
  • One-year complimentary YWCA membership.
  • The opportunity to develop fundamental decision-making and leadership skills through the participation of the Young Womenâ s Leadership Corps, Student Advisory Committee.
Gaining a sound reference or letter of recommendation for a prospective employer or educational institution

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