STAR Girlz created a proven empowerment program model based on personal development through a variety of programs and services that has generated positive outcomes.
Our goal is to Mentor, Empower, and Transform the lives of our STARZ. The blend of our 3-part program focus area make STAR Girlz Empowerment, Inc. the place to SHINE.
Our Guiding Light mentoring program engages STARZ in a variety of mentoring opportunities. Girls are paired with positive women and highly-train professionals throughout the community who spends time teaching life skills, supporting their goals, and empowering them SHINE throughout the course of our programming.
One on One Mentor: STARZ looking for extra support outside of our programming engage with an adult female mentor for a minimum of 4 hours a month outside of programming.
Peer Mentoring: Undergrad Collegiate and High School leadership team members provide mentoring to their peers as an accountability partner to ensure STARZ are staying focused and on track.
Career Exploration: STARZ looking to explore career fields have an opportunity to shadow professionals and corporate partners through on-site engagement and learn more about the education, skills, and career paths surrounding their professional goals.
Our empowerment program provides a wide wray of personal development and educational workshops that serves STARZ from an intervention/prevention lens. We utilize our signature “Time to S.H.I.N.E” girl empowerment curriculum that guides and empowers girls to: S.H.I.N.E
Empowerment sessions are held in group settings and focuses on:
- Health and Wellness
- Educational and Career Exploration
- Healthy Relationships
- Substance Use/Abuse Education
- Human Trafficking and Safety Awareness
- Character and Leadership Development
- Goal setting and planning
Empowerment Sessions meets weekly at 5:30pm-7:30pm
Twinkle STARZ (5th-6th grade) Tuesdays
Rising STARZ (7th-8th grade) Wednesdays
Super STARZ (9th-12th grade) Thursdays
All STARZ (18-25) Fridays
Our Transformational program offers real opportunities in STEAM careers, entrepreneurship, leadership development, family and community engagement activities, and much more. Through their participation, STARZ discover and nourish their skills, interests and talents.
The following transformational activities run congruently with our empowerment program series:
- C. E. O (Creating Entrepreneurship/Employment Opportunities) Program
- SiSTARhood Retreat: A weekend retreat that focuses on bullying prevention and healthy friendships.
- Historically Black College and University College Tour:
- An Evening Under the STARZ Banquet
Empowerment Counseling and Consulting Be ye Transformed by the renewing of your mind (Romans 12:2)
STAR Girlz Empowerment Counseling & Consulting Center (ECCC) seeks to assist individuals and families to create healthier lifestyles by delivering a variety of mental health services that supports the needs of female youth, women, and family’s through life’s transitions.
Our Approach: We empower our clients by utilizing a strengths-based and solution-focused approach. We also use a combination of behavioral and art therapy techniques. We specialize in the following areas but are not limited to:
ARE YOU READY TO SHINE!
Enroll in any of our programs by filling out the registration form online.
Creating Employment/Entrepreneurship Opportunities (CEO) Program
Donate to our CEO program and help us employ current and future STARZ by investing in our social enterprise project.
STARZ will be hired to operate in a restaurant setting while learning necessary skills such as time management, operations management, financial management, and more. The best part is, we will focus on female youth ages 16-25, creating financial opportunities that will also support in college tuition, housing assistance, and a financial revenue for the ongoing sustainable program funding for our future programs.