Our Impact

Yoyo - Im my yearbook, I wrote about my teacher, Ms. Jones. She taught me to be just who I am and to not hide the things I’m good at. In her class, we made T-shirts about being grateful. She said when she saw me in my shirt, standing proud and tall, it inspired her to want to get everybody to be proud of who they are.  (READ MORE>>>)

Amar - Before I took this program, I was just another girl. I was very uninvolved in life. I had a very “go home, watch TV, do homework, go back to school” kind of life. But “Something For The Girlz” completely changed me and made me into the person I’ve always wanted to be. (READ MORE>>>)

Maisha - Coming here, I met a lot of girls who go to my school and we became closer because this environment just supports that. You don't have the pressure like at school where only certain people are supposed to talk to certain people. (READ MORE>>>)

Kimberley - Kimberley, an 11-year-old aspiring fashion designer, lives in a community in Ontario where unemployment rates are high and average family income is low.  Homes are clustered together with little space for parks and playgrounds. (READ MORE>>>)

MediaSmarts - At Media Smarts, girls aged 9-11 learn to critique and challenge the messages they see in films, television, music videos, advertising, video games, and social media. (READ MORE>>>)