GEMS (GIRLS EMPOWER THE MOMENT)

Organization name: MSD of Wayne Township

Program Type

Financial aid & financial literacy programs
Leadership skills & college/career prep programs

Ages Served:

12-18 Years

Overview

Brief Program Summary: Girls Empower the Moment (GEMS) is based on empowering young women to achieve emotional and economic self-sufficiency by ensuring they graduate from high school and begin their college or career journeys. GEMS focuses on academic readiness, social/emotional life skills, financial education, and community service.
Success Metrics: Ben Davis High School: Graduation rates, academic honors diplomas, dual credit/AP courses, college graduation rates.

Demographics

Number Served & Racial Distribution:

Total Number of Individuals Annually Served

35

Black or African Americans Annually Served

45%

Hispanic or Latinos Annually Served

35%

Geographic Scope:

− Central Indiana Counties: Marion
− Additional/Other Areas of Focus: Wayne Township, Ben Davis University High School

Resources

Annual Operating Cost: $650
Initial Start-Up Cost: $650

Contact Information

Organization Name: MSD of Wayne Township
Website: https://district.wayne.k12.in.us/
Respondents Name: https://district.wayne.k12.in.us/
Email: denita.harris@wayne.k12.in.us

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