TWWI Expands Young Women Rock! Program to Mentor Girls in South Bronx Housing Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Uraidah Hassani 347-527-0967 Uraidah@womenworldwideinitiative.org THE WOMEN WORLDWIDE INITIATIVE EXPANDS YOUNG WOMEN ROCK! PROGRAM TO MENTOR GIRLS IN SOUTH BRONX HOUSING PROJECT (New York City, January 27, 2014): The Women Worldwide Initiative (TWWI) expands its Young Women Rock! (YWR!) Mentorship Program from Brooklyn to the South Bronx. YWR! Bronx will be based … 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