Led by African American women, this all-girl program was designed to guide young ladies ages 11-14 (grades 6-8), through a process of self-awareness and enlightenment. By participating in various interactive modules, we aim to increase self-esteem, develop a better understanding of self-worth and to explore character traits which may heighten or hinder the pursuit of excellence. Together, Precious Miss participants will explore friendships and relationships, develop a positive body image and learn about the importance of education.
All young women are encouraged to recite the following Precious Miss pledge weekly as a reminder of their importance and value to society and themselves:
“I am…cherished, beloved, adored and dear.
I am…held in great esteem with admirable qualities.
I am…of great worth and valuable.
I am…not to be wasted and to be treated with care.
I am…highly valued, much loved and considered to be of great importance.
I am a Precious Miss!”
Session 1 – Herstory: Images of Me
Session 2 – I Define Me
Session 3 – Educational Pathway
Session 4 – It’s My Choice: It’s My Consequence
Session 5 – Be a Friend: Have a Friend
Session 6 – Healthy Living: My Body, My Choice
Session 7 – Working Together Works
Session 8 – My Precious Miss Personal Mission Statement
Fall 2019 Program Information
September 24th-November 16th
Tuesdays, from 6:00p – 8:30p
Saturdays, 9:00a – 11:30a or 12:00 – 2:30p
Center for Leadership Development
2425 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street, Indianapolis, IN 46208
Program Fee: $20*
*Program fees are non-refundable
Final Mandatory Orientation: Sept 17, 2019
6:00 – 7:30p, check in begins at 5:30p
IUPUI – Campus Center Theatre
420 University Blvd.
Indianapolis, Indiana 46202
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