Boston’s JUMP INTO SPRING: Creative, active, empowering!

Posted by Boston Team Apr 4, 2015 , , , , , , , ,

Strong Women, Strong Girls (SWSG) Boston gathered over 400 girls, 300 college mentors, 30 adult volunteers, and numerous supporters for our annual Jump into Spring (JIS) event on April 11 at the Melnea Cass Recreation Complex in Roxbury, Mass. Always a high-energy event, this year’s theme, “SWSG Museum: Empowerment through the Arts,”…Read More

“Take a leap”: Professional mentor Vicki Lautsch reflects on risk-taking at Spring Training

Posted by Boston Team Feb 2, 2015 , , , , , ,

Today’s Guest Blog is from professional mentor Vicki Lautsch. Vicki, who’s Director of Recruitment at UP Education Network, is matched with a Boston College mentor and participated in SWSG Boston’s Spring Training at Simmons College on January 31. Scroll down to see more photos from the day!

 

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Mentoring is Much More Than Playful Learning

Posted by Strong Women Strong Girls Dec 12, 2014 , , , , , , , , ,

Positive Youth Development is a comprehensive view that promotes  civic engagement among youth and prosocial values such as: self-determination, clear and positive identity and belief in the future. Strong Women, Strong Girls mentor embraces these PYD values, including, bonding and recognition for positive behavior to help our girls grow…Read More