WE BELIEVE IN THE FUTURE OF GIRLS
The Power of You Teens’ mission is to empower girls to be confident, college bound and career ready and ensure they have the opportunity and resources to reach their full potential.
We believe every girl has the potential for greatness and provide learning opportunities for girls that enable them to shape their future.
“Inequality remains the difference between surviving and thriving. We’re on a mission to change that.”
Girls from low-income neighborhoods are often denied high quality education. Over 60% of girls of color are born to families living on low incomes.
1 in 6 Girls
Will not graduate from high school. In school, girls of color are two to six times more likely to be suspended than other girls, with up to half not graduating at all.
Lack Of Support
Girls of color are more likely to be criminalized or ignored for the trauma they’ve suffered rather than being given the support they need.
A recent study revealed that adults think girls of color seem older and require less nurturing and protection than white girls of the same age.