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Vice President Kamala Harris told us she will not be the last woman to lead at one of the highest levels of office. Together, we all can work together to ensure that the next generation of Black women and girls are ready to step into new levels of leadership. Therefore, Atlanta GLOW's Leadership Circle is youth-centered leadership group for young women and girls that teaches concepts such as public policy, advocacy, activism and community organizing and provides youth with real-life opportunities to put these newly learned leadership and civic engagement skills to use.
Our program meets twice monthly throughout the school year and features a variety of guest speakers, interactive presentations, and youth-led discussions that empower young, Black and low-income women and girls to influence local improvements in women's education, employment, housing and health outcomes. Our program also develops them to be the next generation of public servants and changemakers by providing creative service learning opportunities and a platform that amplifies their voices on the issues and policies that affect them, their families, and communities.
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Dates for our 2022 program sessions will be released in late 2021.
Relevant and impactful, this leadership experience is a great resume and/or college application builder for youth with a passion for community service or volunteering. Interested youth may enroll at any point in the semester. To join, eligible individuals must:
Be between the ages of 14-25
Obtain parental consent for participation (applicable for ages 14-17)
At minimum, be a HS or GED student or graduate
Reside in the metropolitan Atlanta area
Have a low- to moderate- household income
Be highly motivated to learn new skills
Commit to our program attendance policy
- Communicate regularly with program staff/volunteers
Abide by all program policies and procedures