Motivate 

Empower 

Affirm 

Nurture

Empowering young ladies to avoid negativity, build self-confidence, and pursue their goals through perseverance, courage, and creativity!

OUR IMPACT

95% of our mentees have shown positive behavior changes since participating in MGE program.
98% of our mentees enrolled in MGE have stated their self -esteem increased since joining our program.
87% of our mentees developed more positive social relationships and have built a positive attitude toward  school.

M.E.A.N. Girls Empowerment is the only Chicago based Girl Bullying Prevention Program" exclusively developed to HELP tackle bullying by educating girls.

2014

YEAR ESTABLISHED 

1000+

GIRLS REACHED

128+

SESSIONS COMPLETED 

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Cayla, 16

 "Since my involvement in MGE, my grades have improved, and I've learned  to react more positively in tough situations. My favorite activity is our annual vision board retreat because it brings many girls together to share their creativity."

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Carmianna, 24

"I cannot express enough how MGE University [College Edition} has helped me successfully transition from college life to adulthood. Through this program, I have gained new confidence in time management, public speaking, and my communication skills have improved. I wish I had found it sooner because it has benefited me so much. The amount of gratitude I have for this organization is endless, and I am eternally grateful.”

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Hannah, 8

"Hannah has blossomed since joining the organization. When she first joined, she was overcome with grief from multiple losses, withdrawn, and just not herself.  We tried talking about some of her feelings but were not making progress. Participating MGE program has really been impactful, She rediscovered her voice and she looks forward to participating in the meetings."

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Asia, 21

"“MGE University has [College Edition} been a great experience thus far. I appreciate the fact that everyone is so willing to give you whatever information you need and answer your questions with transparency. My program Director Nakisha and others have made it clear multiple times that if we need anything, we are welcome to come to them.  I am grateful for our MGE university sessions with guest speakers, who take the time out of their day to share useful information with us. It feels good to be around people who would like to help you go down the right path!"

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Jordin, 13

“Being in M.E.A.N. Girls has been great. I have formed a close bond with the girls and an amazing bond with my new mentor. The girls in the program have such positive vibes and I love how we can laugh and enjoy our time together. My mentor is not just a role model but it’s almost like she is my best friend."

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Help M.E.A.N. Girls Empowerment Raise Funds for a 15 Passenger Van! 

Have you heard? This year M.E.A.N. Girls Empowerment has a goal to raise $25,000 for a 15-passenger van. The MGE van will assist in carrying out mission essential activities as we expand our blueprint and scope throughout Chicagoland. With your support, we know we can reach our ambitious goal.

Small donations of $5, $30, or $50 may be more valuable than you think. If you don’t have funds to give spreading the word can go a long way! We appreciate your support!

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Mentoring amplifies change, one relationship at a time. Are you ready to join the mentoring movement?

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