Community invited to shop, tweet and learn more about PEARLS for Teen Girls
Today, PEARLS for Teen Girls, Inc. (PEARLS) is celebrating the first-ever PEARLS Day to recognize the successful leadership development program for young girls in Milwaukee.
PEARLS serves at-risk, primarily African American and Latina girls, ages 10 to 19 in the Milwaukee community. The organization’s programming is focused on equipping girls with the skills necessary to negotiate and sustain positive relationships, achieve academic success and increase their capacity and comfort level for being accountable for the decisions they make. PEARLS has consistently achieved these program goals, in tangible, measurable ways that illustrate the program’s ability to transform the experiences of at-risk Milwaukee girls.
Today, the community is invited to support PEARLS in the following ways:
Share a PEARL of Wisdom
The community is invited to participate in the one-day “PEARL of Wisdom” social media campaign today. PEARLS is asking individuals to tweet their PEARL of Wisdom, using the hash tag #PEARLofWisdom. PEARLS will be compiling the advice and anecdotes into a virtual scrapbook, to be shared with the community and the PEARLS’ high school graduates.
Shop the Third Ward
The community is invited to celebrate PEARLS Day by Shopping the Third Ward in support of PEARLS from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. on N. Broadway St. in the Third Ward. At select shops, a portion of all sales will go directly to PEARLS to benefit the organization.
Text to Get the Latest PEARLS News
Text PEARLS to 22828 to sign up to receive PEARLS’ e-newsletters.
PEARLS is able to impact and change the lives of at-risk Milwaukee girls thanks to the generous support of its funders. Individuals can support PEARLS by donating online atwww.PEARLSforTeenGirls.com.
ABOUT PEARLS FOR TEEN GIRLS, INC.
PEARLS for Teen Girls, Inc. (PEARLS) is a dynamic and innovative non-profit leadership development organization serving at-risk, primarily African American and Latina girls, ages 10 to 19 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. PEARLS helps girls achieve in school, avoid teen pregnancy, and use their personal power to achieve their goals and dreams. PEARLS offers a totally distinct, custom curriculum that focuses on helping girls build leadership skills like self-reflection, critical thinking, sound decision making, goal setting, clear communication and personal accountability. For more information, please visit www.pearlsforteengirls.com. You can also find PEARLS on Facebook andTwitter.