We want to empower young women to live healthy lives filled with positive options and upward mobility... but we can't do it alone.
More than 7,600 girls in grades 7-12 drop out of school in Missouri and Kansas. Of Kansas City's families in poverty, 62.5% are female-headed, single parent households. Nearly 40% of Kansas City's children in poverty are overweight or obese. The majority of all adult mental health issues begin in adolescent years. How can they learn that there are options out there if we don't show them?