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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

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