EMPOWERING GIRLS

 

A MIGHTY GIRL

The world's largest collection of books, toys and movies, for smart, confident, and courageous girls.

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AMY POEHLER'S SMART GIRLS

We are dedicated to helping young people cultivate their authentic selves. We emphasize intelligence and imagination over "fitting in." We celebrate curiosity over gossip. We are a place where people can truly be their weird and wonderful selves.  

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EDUCATE AND EMPOWER KIDS

Provides resources to parents and caregivers to encourage connection and healthy relationship through love, communication, education and empowerment.

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GIRL EFFECT

Girl Effect works to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty. We do this by connecting girls to each other and to the critical assets they need. We work to create lasting perception change by harnessing media in innovative ways and building social networks that develop girls' positive perceptions of themselves and shift how others see and value them.

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GIRLS INC. 

Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold, providing more than 140,000 girls across the U.S. and Canada with life-changing experiences and solutions to the unique challenges girls face. The Girls Inc. experience consists of people, an environment, and programming that, together, empower girls to succeed.

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GIRL TALK

A national program with a very simple premise: high school girls mentor middle school girls to help deal with the triumphs and trials of the early teenage years. 

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GIRL UP - BY THE UNITED NATIONS FOUNDATION 

Girls are powerful. When they are educated, healthy, and safe, they transform their communities. When girls stand up for girls in need, they empower each other and transform our world. As the United Nations Foundation’s adolescent girl campaign, Girl Up engages girls to take action. Led by a community of nearly half a million passionate advocates raising awareness and funds, our efforts help the hardest to reach girls living in places where it is hardest to be a girl.

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GIRLS LEADERSHIP

Teaches girls the skills to know who they are, what they believe, and how to express it, empowering them to create change in their world.

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GIRLS ON THE RUN

We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

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HARDY GIRLS HEALTHY WOMEN

Hardy Girls takes girls seriously and puts the power in their hands to challenge a society that ignores their brilliance.

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KIDPOWER

We teach people of all ages and abilities how to use their power to stay safe, act wisely, and believe in themselves.

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KIDS EMPOWERED

Kids Empowered offers programs and training to empower children, parents and professionals to deal with unfriendly classmates and friends, bullying, relational aggression and to build confidence, emotional intelligence, character, leadership, self-esteem, fitness and social skills.

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NEW MOON GIRLS

The girls' magazine and online communities of girls, parents, and allies raising strong girls in a still-unequal world. 

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THE MAMA BEAR EFFECT

We seek to empower adults to actively protect children from sexual abuse by raising awareness, and promoting conversations and behaviors that can prevent abuse.

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EMOTIONAL LITERACY

 

CASEL - COLLABORATIVE FOR ACADEMIC, SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL LEARNING

Our mission is to help make evidence-based social and emotional learning (SEL) an integral part of education from preschool through high school. Through research, practice and policy, CASEL collaborates to ensure all students become knowledgeable, responsible, caring, and contributing members of society. 

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EDUTOPIA

We are dedicated to transforming K-12 education so all students can thrive in their studies, careers and adult lives. We are focused on practices and programs that help students acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, skills and beliefs to achieve their full potential.

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I CAN PROBLEM SOLVE 

It is an evidence-based, universal primary prevention program that helps children, as early as age four, learn perspective-taking, alternative solution thinking, and consequential thinking among other things. By teaching children how to think, not what to think, the program changes thinking styles and, as a result, enhances children's social adjustment, promotes pro-social behaviors and prevents negative, impulsive and withdrawn behaviors.

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LIONS QUEST

It is an evidence-based PreK-12 program that integrates social and emotional learning, character development, drug and bullying prevention, and service-learning. Through a series of developmentally appropriate thematic units and lesson plans, the program helps create a school and classroom environment that promotes the positive student behaviors that lead to greater academic success. 

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PROJECT HAPPINESS

We are dedicated to empowering people with the resources to create greater happiness within themselves and the world, specializing in emotional resilience-building programs. 

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ROOTS OF ACTION

We share articles and resources that supports a research-based framework of positive youth development. Our framework, the Compass Advantage, suggests that children need eight core abilities to thrive in an ever-increasingly complex society. 

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SECOND STEP

Supported by music, videos, take-home activities, and stories kids relate to, Second Step lessons help instill social-emotional skills in their students. 

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SIX SECONDS

We are a global network supporting people to create positive change - everywhere, all the time. We teach the skills of emotional intelligence, to fill the "missing link" needed for people to become more aware, intentional, and purposeful so individuals, teams, organizations, families, schools and communities flourish.  

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SOCIAL DECISION MAKING / SOCIAL PROBLEM SOLVING

A curriculum for academic, social, and emotional learning. The program uses a variety of cooperative learning methods, including small-group brainstorming, problem-solving, and role-playing activities. Students learn skills such as self-control, listening, respectful communication, giving and receiving help, and working cooperatively and fairly in groups. The manual and accompanying CD include numerous reproducible worksheets. 

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YALE CENTER FOR EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

Emotions drive learning, decision-making, creativity, relationships, and health. The Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence uses the power of emotions to create a more effective and compassionate society. The center conducts research and teaches people of all ages how to develop their emotional intelligence. 

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MEDIA LITERACY
 

MEDIA GIRLS

Teaching girls to critique how they are portrayed in mainstream media, re-envision new possibilities, and create their own empowering content.

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PROJECT GIRL

We combine art, media literacy, and youth led activism. We are a girl-led, arts-based initiative created to enable girls to become better informed critical consumers of mass media advertising and entertainment. 

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SHAPING YOUTH 

Our mission is to shift negative influences of pop culture to a healthier worldview for kids. We are implementing innovative programs for parents and kids (via film, web, mobile, hands-on education and enrichment) to build awareness and promote healthier values by using the power of the media turned on itself.

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CHARACTER AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

 

PENNIES OF TIME

Providing ideas and resources to support families in how to serve with their kids. Start with a penny and build from there. 

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