Applications Open: Young Women Rock! Mentorship Program

Young Women Rock! Fall 2014 – Spring 2015 As another successful year of Young Women Rock! gears up for its final semester, we are starting to prepare for the next group of mentors and mentees! We are recruiting female mentors (ages 19 – 30) and mentees (ages 14 – 18) from January through the end of … Continue reading

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