The Girls Who Brunch Tour recently hosted 138 young ladies for a brunch design to cultivate, inspire and empower at risk girls between the ages of 9 – 17 years old. The teens and ‘tweens attended this year’s Jacksonville event that was held at the Johnson Family YMCA.
Program activities included workshops, seminars, panel discussions and entertainment. The diverse workshops included: “Creating Vision Boards,” “Self Esteem Through Fashion” and “Self Care.”
The non-profit initiative provides vital tools needed through literacy, education, life skills and health and wellness to help girls become leaders and difference makers in their communities. Through the centers Ambassador Recognition Program, teachers, counselors, parents, and mentors recommend girls who maintain a good GPA, display exceptional leadership qualities, and perform community services. The national non-profit organization has been in existence for over a year and with the help of sponsors and supporters, the non-profit has impacted girl’s lives through education, empowerment and feeding programs.
Inspired by the organization Black Girls Rock, Girls Who Brunch Tour aspires to be an outlet to display the achievements and the true definition of Girl Power nationwide. “As Girls Who Brunch Tour continues to strive to expand its programs and offerings to the communities we serve, we have committed ourselves on our national tour to promote education, literacy, and self-esteem in the inner cities of America,” said founder Ni’cola Mitchell.
This year, TGWBT has held brunches in Texas, Georgia and Florida, Their next stop is in Indiana.
Pictured are Girls Who Brunch Tour attendees smiling for the cameras.