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Sister-Friend Intergenerational Mentorship Program

Did you know that 43% of Black girls have school-related arrests?

Or that Black girls are 20% more likely than white girls to be formerly charged

in juvenile delinquency cases?

Or that 12% of Black girls pre-K through 12th grade from 2011-2012 received

out of school suspensions, which is 6 times higher than their white counterparts?
Why share these stats with you? Because it's time to do something about it.

It's time to change the statistics. It's time to save our girls!

Sister-Friend Intergenerational Mentorship Program gives you the tools to help.

Sister-Friend  Intergenerational Mentorship Program is at the core of Save Black Girls. The goal of Sister-Friend is to provide girls of African descent with positive role models, mentors and the extra attention that can give them the added incentives to reach educational, emotional, physical and personal goals commensurate with their potential.”

The program enriches the lives of older and younger females through increased intergenerational contact and offers both the opportunity to explore and celebrate their sisterhood and womanhood.  “By lifting girls up, building pride, instilling confidence and enhancing self-esteem, we are empowering girls whose options are limited by their circumstances and significant obstacles they need to overcome,” adds program founder Dr. Joyce Clark.

Clark drew upon her wealth of experiences to create HER~STORY Sister-Friend  Intergenerational Mentorship Program Manual and a supporting three-journal series called Discovery Reflective Journals Empowering Sister-Girls: From Kemet (egypt) to America - A Journey of Cultural Regeneration.

Discovery Reflective Journals are culturally sensitive curriculum used to implement the Intergenerational Mentorship Program. Each journal covers issues girls need to research, study, write and discuss on such topics as history, culture, beauty, sexuality and spirituality. The journals are designed for girls in grades four

through twelveth. The program is great for churches, schools, community groups, organizations, women's civic and social service clubs, colleges and any group working with young girls.