Empowering Young Women - 5:15
with Sue Schooner, Girls Group
Posted Aug 28, 2017
Girls Group empowers young women in middle school and high school to achieve emotional and economic self-sufficiency by graduating from high school and becoming first-generation college graduates. Girls Group provides year round programming and mentoring to develop character, leadership, self-confidence, and social consciousness, including the desire and ability to mentor others. Sue Schooner, Executive Director of Girls Group appears on Comcast Newsmakers. Interview recorded August 24th, 2017.
Hosted by: Laurel Hess Produced by: Heartland Newsmakers Team
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