Branches

Branches

As the branches grow, a good structure should be established. BRANCHES programs focus on teens (14 and older). These programs enhance self-worth and provide the support needed to grow into mature healthy women. BRANCHES programs prioritize issues of resiliency, planning, cooperation and goal setting.

Central High School
Newark, New Jersey

After school health program focused on fitness, dance, nutrition, cooking, Kemetic yoga and financial literacy.

Operation: 2011-2012 (ended)

Healthy Eating and Movement

  • Learn about healthy eating by working at a community garden.  Train for a 5k race.

Kemetic Yoga

  • Learn the history and fundaments of living a life of harmony.

Mental Health

  • Learn strategies for fostering confidence and self efficacy. A central goal is to reduce bullying as well as intrapersonal violence.

Sexual Health

  • Learn the fundamentals of good sexual health and healthy sexual decision-making.

Social Action

  • Volunteer weekly at a social action agency.

Mentorship

  • Meet monthly with entrepreneurial women in Finance, Arts, Science and Technology (FAST).
Barnabas Health
HealthCorps
American Heart Association

Dr. Janice Johnson Dias – info@grassrootscommunityfoundation.org

The Early Middle College at Bennett College
Greensboro, North Carolina

After school health program focused on fitness, dance, nutrition, cooking, Kemetic yoga and financial literacy.

Operation: 2011-2012 (ended)

Entrepreneurial Center at Bennett College

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