womanhood Archives

  • The Mediation Center’s Rites of Passage program recently wrapped up another session in January. Rites of Passage is a gender specific program that gives young men and women the chance to learn about positive decision making. At the January graduation ceremony, the girls received mix CDs featuring tunes like Christina Agulera’s “Beautiful” and India Arie’s […]

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  • Sharon Ife Charles, Deputy Director of the Mediation Center, led a gender specific workshop on self-worth on Saturday, March 21st. “My Gems – The Value of Self-Worth” focused on building self esteem and awareness. Forty young women ages thirteen to eighteen participated in the session. Ms. Charles stressed the importance of valuing your morals and […]

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  • Since January 9th, the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center has been working with a phenomenal group of young women at Paul Robeson High School through the Organization of Young Women’s Rites-of-Passage Program. Rites-of-Passage is a womanhood development program that helps young women develop a positive self-image by addressing issues that arise as girls move into […]

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