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VISION

The Power of You Teens is here to shine a light on girls. We build and support the next generation of leaders. Empowering tomorrow’s agents of change to make a positive impact in their community and the world!

MISSION STATEMENT

Our Mission is to inspire girls to dream big and ensure they have the opportunity and resources to reach their full potential. We empower our girls to be confident, college bound and career ready to become the next generation of leaders.

IMPACT

Our PowerGirls Mentorship Programs and PowerGirl Workshops have had a positive impact and influence on the lives of our PowerGirls. 100% of our PowerGirl Seniors graduated from high school in 2015-2019 and have gone on to college.

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OUR PROGRAMS

Think Big. Act Bigger.

THE 6TH ANNUAL EMPOWERMENT EXPERIENCE: THE GIRL BOSS PROJECT!

NOVEMBER 3, 2019

A MAGICAL DAY OF EDUCATION AND ENTERTAINMENT TO CELEBRATE GIRL POWER!! The Empowerment Experience creates a safe, fun and inspirational environment that ignites the spark for girls to be Brave, Bold and Brilliant. Teens girls have the opportunity to attend workshops, meet positive role models and dynamic mentors of excellence, discuss teen and mental health issues, explore college and career possibilities and learn of life changing leadership programs.

SPECIAL GUEST AND KEYNOTE SPEAKER

2019 Miss Teen USA Kaliegh Garris

SAVE THE DATE -SUNDAY – OCTOBER 11, 2020

7TH ANNUAL EMPOWERMENT EXPERIENCE 

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL CELEBRATION

NEWS

The Power of You Teens Making A Difference In The Lives Of Teen Girls!

COMMUNITY SERVICE

At The Power of You Teens, we believe in serving the community! On December 24th our PowerGirls performed at our 2nd Annual Christmas Recital at Henry J. Carter Specialty Hospital in Harlem. Our PowerGirls

VISION BOARD EVENT

We would like to Thank our PowerGirls, Moms and Special Guests for attending our 5th Annual Vision Board Party with Media Personality Deja Vu on January 25! Our Sincere Thanks to Everyone who made our Event

UPCOMING EVENTS

POWERGIRL OF THE MONTH

Power Girl of The Month – Lizmary!!

Lizmary has been a PowerGirl since 2015! She’s a model, actress, singer and dancer. She’s also an exemplary student who loves to play tennis and was recently awarded a Kindness Award from her school.  Lizmary said her favorite role model is her Mom, Maria, because she does so much for her and encourages her to never give up on her dreams.

Lizmary says her confidence and independence are what make her a PowerGirl and she lives by the motto “She BELIEVED She Could So She DID.”

She dreams of having a career in Fashion and traveling the world as an Ambassador of Peace.

 
CONGRATULATIONS PowerGirl of the Month Lizmary!!  You Rock and we’re SO PROUD OF YOU!!

GET INVOLVED

We encourage our PowerGirls to be confident, college bound and career ready so they can become our next generation of community leaders. When we don’t prepare our girls for a bright future, we all fail. We hope you will join our mission!

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AWARD WINNING NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION

2020 GEMS (Greatly Enriched Mentoring Services) AWARD
2019 AWARE (Assisting Women through Action, Resources and Education) AWARD
2019/2018 Manhattan Borough President Community Award
2019/2018 Harlem Development Corporation Community Award

PAST AND PRESENT PARTNERS AND SPONSORS