WriteGirl is a creative writing and mentoring organization in Los Angeles that helps teen girls discover and express their creative voices. The mission of WriteGirl: “Within a community of women writers, WriteGirl promotes creativity and self-expression to empower girls.”
WriteGirl has two main programs: the Core Mentoring Program, in which teen girls are matched with professional women writers for one-on-one mentoring, genre-specific workshops, public readings, publications and college and scholarship application assistance; and the In-Schools Program, where volunteer mentors lead weekly workshops to improve literacy and communication skills at schools in critically at-risk neighborhoods.
California Community Empowerment Foundation
The California Community Empowerment Foundation cultivates civic awareness, participation, and empowerment through research, education, and direct community action. Its signature program is the Empowerment Congress...
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