Citizens Bank 2022 SMALL BUSINESS Community Champion Recipient
Exemplifying Change, Empowerment, and Leadership
Who: Middle school girls in Central New Jersey. In partnership with Rutgers University Center for Women and Work
and the State of New Jersey DCF Division on Women.
What: The girl led action committee develops a “Call to Action Project” (CAP) that is entirely created by them and implemented in their own schools/communities. This CAP will focus on combatting injustices and unfair practices within their schools and/or communities by addressing the shared risk and protective factors associated with gender-based violence.
Where: In-Person at Timbuk2 Academy & Virtually(Trenton, New Jersey)
Why: Develop girls into being "Change Agents" in their communities. The committee will plan and implement a state-wide leadership summit for girls and young women. Research uses the development of leadership programs to identify and examine the correlation between girls leadership as a strategy to reduce the likelihood of sexual violence against girls.
Participants Earn Stipends minimum $400