Strong Women, Strong Girls¬† was honored at the 2011 AmeriCorps Program Disability Partnership Meeting in Orlando on October 25th, 2011.¬† The meeting, whose theme was Better Communities Include Everyone, recognized SWSG for it’s continuing effort to engage volunteers with disabilities throughout it’s program and awarded SWSG a $1,000 grant to continue this important work. SWSG was proud to receive this honor alongside Creative Clay of Tampa, an arts-focused supported employment program. An original award created by mixed-media artist Brenda Smoak was part of the honor.
SWSG sends a huge thank-you to AmeriCorps and Volunteer Florida for recognizing the organization’s efforts to be all-inclusive. SWSG will hold steadfast to this mission as it continues to engage girls and mentors throughout Miami-Dade County.