2021 Grant Winners
Girls Like Me
Girls Like Me is centering teen girls by promoting healthy self-esteem and self-efficacy; since its inception in 2016, Girls Like Me has worked with scores of young ladies in Richmond. Girls like Me will use grant funding to Increase self-esteem and directly influence the self-efficacy of teen girls ages 11-17 years old through mastery experiences. Girls Like Me works to perpetuate systemic change in the community by promoting health and wellness among young girls, from historically marginalized and disenfranchised communities. Girls Like Me will help enhance the lives of young girls in this region. The Founding Executive Director, Deja Coley, expressed interest in scaling up the programming to other localities within the next 3-5 years.