The more Girl Power does… The more our girls enjoy and embrace life.
Girl Power takes the needs and desires of every girl serious so that we can provide programs and activities that create healthy, smart, strong and active girls. The following Girl Power programs were developed to empower young girls to get more out of life.
Offered to all girls in Miami-Dade County after school for 2 hours per day. After-school activities may include dance, music, art, theatre, math & science tutoring, journal writing, sports, life skills, community service projects, field trips, college tours, etiquette and Parent Support Groups.
Post Arrest Diversion Program:
Serves girls age 17 and under who have been arrested for non-violent offenses and are under the jurisdiction of the Department of Juvenile Justice. Young girls will participate in an 8-week educational intervention program including work readiness, life skills training, character development & citizenship, health and wellness, individual & group counseling including treatment plans and parent/guardian workshops.
Dedicated to producing professional-quality performances while instilling leadership and self-esteem. GCOM is made up of girls, ages 10 to 18 from all ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. We use music as a platform to build confidence as well as develop discipline, grace and talent. The repertoire is carefully selected to challenge the girls, exposing them to new genres, new languages, and literature ranging from the Renaissance to the Jazz Age, from hip-hop to gospel.
Alternative to Suspension Program:
Offered to Miami-Dade County school girls who have been placed on 2 or more days of outdoor school suspension. Program activities are offered during the school year calendar and may include journal writing, conflict resolution and reconciliation, life skills, physical exercise, yoga, meditation, alcohol and drug awareness, community service projects individual, group and family counseling sessions as needed.
This is all about FUN and is offered during summer for 6 weeks on a first come first served basis. Activities may include Rites of Passage, life skills, etiquette, art, dance, yoga, theatre production, health/fitness, field trips, and local/out of state college tours.
Sister Circle Mentoring Program:
Female mentors provide each young girl with support, counsel, friendship, reinforcement and constructive example. Our Mentors are required to commit to the program for a minimum of one year and spend four to six hours per month with their mentee, serve as a role model to enhance knowledge and self-awareness on such issues as self-esteem, self image, relationship building, career choices and much more.
Family Counseling Services of Greater Miami, Inc. (FCS) provides specialized mental health services for families by focusing on the prevention and treatment of emotional trauma to foster resiliency in children from infancy through adolescence. The vision of FCS is that children and families will be free of suffering from emotional trauma, abuse and neglect. Girl Power is one of several partners that FCS works with in order to facilitate this aim. Individual counseling, educational workshops on sexual violence prevention, group counseling, case management, and literacy tutoring services are provided to girls attending Girl Power programs throughout the school year and summer.