WHO'S YOUR HERO?

PROGRAM MISSION

Provide girls ages 9 to 17 with an on-going series of age-appropriate experiences designed to give them tools, strategies and understandings which will help the girls make good decisions, build confidence, choose healthy activities and relationships, explore new ideas, make friends and have fun in a safe and welcoming environment.

PROGRAM VISION

As a result of continuous participation in the WHO'S YOUR HERO?  Program, girls will internalize the core values of respect, integrity, nobility of spirit and a belief in the equality of women and men, and will reflect those values and beliefs in their behavior, attitudes, use of language and personal choices through the teen years and on into young adulthood.  They will take their place as strong, confident young women who  will be contributing members of a peaceful society.

EXPECTED OUTCOMES

WHO'S YOUR HERO?   girls will:

  • Respect themselves and others
  • Be helpful and considerate
  • Act with integrity
  • Make every effort to resolve conflicts peacefully
  • Believe in the unlimited potential of women in society
  • Value education
  • Plan for college or other education beyond high school
  • Explore/engage in service to others
  • Aim for post-secondary education
  • Engage in service projects

DESIRED BEHAVIORS

Participants will:

  • Be respectful and helpful at home
  • Do their best work at school
  • Use appropriate language
  • Avoid fights and gossip
  • Take care of their bodies through healthy practices, nutrition, exercise, cleanliness and by avoiding harmful practices, e. g. smoking, drinking, drugs
  • Be friendly and accepting to all cultures and types of people
  • Be kind and helpful to others
  • Stand up for what is right.
  • Encourage other girls to join the program

Our session topics include:

  • Everyday heroes
  • Developing self-confidence
  • Importance of education
  • Conflict resolution
  • Cultural and gender diversity
  • Healthy relationships
  • Nutrition and health
  • Community service
  • Effect of popular culture and media on youth

Program sessions meet weekly after school with discussions of topical presentations, music, art projects, media, and games. Healthy snacks and attendance awards are provided.


Who's Your Hero? (Ages 12-14)

The WHO'S YOUR HERO? program for girls aged 12 to 14 and older is meant to provide a continuation from the previous.

Through a series of planned experiences, the girls will gain the understanding, strategies, and tools to make good decisions, choose healthy activities and relationships, explore new ideas, strengthen positive friendships and have fun in a safe and welcoming environment.

Expected outcomes -- girls will:

  • Respect themselves and others
  • Be helpful and considerate
  • Seek healthy friendships, both male and female
  • Act with integrity
  • Make every effort to resolve conflicts peacefully
  • Believe in the unlimited potential of women in society
  • Value education
  • Plan for college or other education beyond high school
  • Explore/engage in service to others

Girls who have not previously been participants in WHO'S YOUR HERO? 9-11 may also join.


Community Service Programs

COMMUNITY CIRCLES
There are several ways to become involved in supporting the work of WOMEN ON THE MOVE NETWORK. One way is to be a part of a Community Circle, a local group of supporters who meet from time to time, usually monthly, to discuss ways to be of assistance and to create ideas and resources for our various programs and activities. At present we have Community Circles in Temecula and in the Inland Valley. To join, or for more information, contact the Board of Directors at wotmnetwork9@gmail.com.

Support the Programs and Activities in the local area by means of:

  • Assisting with monitoring the Program sessions by attending as observers; registering new participants and speaking with parents as needed; helping with special projects as requested by the mentors. (Women only) The Circle should identify members who are available to do the monitoring and maintain a schedule of visits so that the mentors at a site may know what support is available at any time
  • Seeking positive publicity for the Programs
  • Cultivating interest among potential donors/contributors of funding, materials and/or supplies
  • Participating in field trips as additional adult support (Women only)
  • Suggest and support service projects for the program participant
  • Research/suggest suitable guest presenters for the Programs
  • As feasible, share appropriate skills to support Programs
  • If feasible, participate in some or all of the mentor training in order to become thoroughly familiar with the programs
  • Assist with grant-writing for fundraising efforts.

What are the privileges of membership in a Community Circle

  • Community Circles are a part of WOMEN ON THE MOVE NETWORK, and function as parts and representatives of same
  • Receive the quarterly on-line Newsletter. Reports of Circle activities may be submitted for inclusion in the Newsletter
  • The opportunity to know that they are helping to "make a difference in the life of a girl"
  • Recognition by the Board of Directors of WOMEN ON THE MOVE NETWORK at an annual recognition event
  • Listing on the Roster of Donors at the Pearl level, or higher if warranted
  • A membership card

WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT WORKSHOPS

The newest addition to the growing roster of programs and activities of WOMEN ON THE MOVE NETWORK is a monthly Women's Empowerment Workshop series. These topic-centered sessions engage interested women in self-discovery and in discussion and solution-seeking on issues and concerns that many women encounter in life.

The small group session are lead by an experienced facilitator and are open without charge to women who are looking for a safe, productive way to access information and resources that may be of particular use to them.

The sessions are held on Fridays at noon, once monthly. For more information, or to reserve your seat, go to wotmnetwork9@gmail.com.

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