More: 'Air Traffic,' Gregory Pardlo's memoir, weaves the historical, political and deeply personal. More: Amazing mom? More: Mother-daughter Just Fork It food truck is labor of love. What brought us together was an inspired idea by Dena Blizzard, a comedian, actress and former Miss New Jersey, who had a realization while touring the country. If we want women to be speaking up, a hashtag is not enough … we need to be teaching real, hands-on speaking skill sets. Luckily, I have some wonderfully talented friends, who are artists and leaders in their respective fields, who also believed this was a worthwhile venture.
Please email us to learn more about how we are developing youth leaders through our Top Teens of America program. Top Teens of America TTA provides all teens regardless of their ethnic or socio-economic status, the opportunity to receive extra-curricular support, career and character development training, along with key community volunteer opportunities. There are currently TTA chapters with over 5, Top Teens located throughout the United States making a difference in the community in which they live. Parents, schools and community organizations must work together to make sure that our young people have every educational advantage.
The Teen Esteem Program, the signature mentoring program of the Monarch Awards Foundation, is designed to enrich the lives of young ladies in high school. Established in to address the personal and social enhancement needs of young ladies that are not always met through their academic institutions, the Teen Esteem Program helps prepare high school girls for challenges within and beyond high school. Specifically, the Teen Esteem Program focuses on areas such as:. The inaugural class of the Teen Esteem Program was composed of fifteen freshmen, sophomores and juniors, all attending Chicago metropolitan public and private high schools. Held annually in August, the Arts and Music Explosion features local artists including musicians, dancers, etc.