Girls 2000

A Good Idea

Description

The goal of Girls 2000 is to provide low-income girls, aged 10-18, living in the Hunters Point public housing development in San Francisco, CA with exposure and experiences to help them overcome obstacles that they may encounter.

Girls 2000 provides various services, including: computer instruction, academic tutoring, gender specific support, career mentoring and employment development training, life skills classes, counseling, field trips, art and dance classes and projects, and supervised Friday night outings.

Goal / Mission

The goal of Girls 2000 is to provide low-income girls with exposure and experiences to help them overcome obstacles that they may encounter.

Results / Accomplishments

Girls 2000 provides its services to 50 girls and young women each year.

About this Promising Practice

Primary Contact
Takai Tyler
(415) 822-8895
http://www.hunterspointfamily.org/girls.html
Categories
Social Environment / Children's Social Environment
Health / Prevention & Safety
Health / Teen & Adolescent Health
Organization(s)
Hunters Point Family
Date of implementation
1997
Geographic Type
Urban
Location
San Francisco, CA
Target Audience
Racial/Ethnic Minorities
Additional Audience
Girls ages 10-18