What Young Women Rock! Means to Me

The need for ‎Young Women Rock‬! is great. Rates of poverty, teen pregnancy, and sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, are alarmingly high both in Brownsville and in East New York, Brooklyn. Teen pregnancy in particular leads many girls in these communities to drop out of high school, lowering their chances of receiving a higher education … Continue reading

Applications Open: Young Women Rock! Youth Mentor – Fall 2013/Spring 2014

We are excited to invite female college students and young professionals (ages 18 to 30) in the New York tri-state area to become youth mentors in the exciting year-long Young Women Rock! Leadership Program. This will be our third year of YWR! and we are looking forward to another great year of empowering teenage girls … Continue reading