As promised, here is Part 2 of organizations in the Los Angeles area who are mentoring girls, boys and teens and helping to ensure their professional and personal success:
A Place Called Home
An organization that provides children and youth in South Central Los Angeles with love, safety, enrichment training and opportunities through educational programs, counseling and mentoring.
An organization that encourages young women girls and young women to explore technology, engineering and "making" through innovative educational experiences and mentor relationships.
An organization that opens young people's eyes to the possibility of higher education through mentoring, classroom instruction, one-on-one college counseling and experiential learning opportunities.
Global Girl Media
An organization dedicated to empowering high school age girls from under-served communities around the world through media, leadership and journalistic training to have a voice in the global media universe and their own futures.
A youth development and mentoring program of the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center designed for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning youth ages 12-14.
School of Doodle
A peer-to-peer organization that advances girls' imaginations through entertainment, education and community. With its free online curriculum, School of Doodle is a new kind of digital learning experience where artists, creators, and students are the teachers and imagination and creativity are the lessons.
A creative writing and mentoring organization that promotes creativity, critical thinking and leadership skills to empower teen girls.
Stay tuned for Part 3 of L.A.'s mentoring organizations--there are so many opportunities to have a positive impact on the lives of girls, boys and young people in our community and to have the bonus of learning from them in the process.