Girls and Grandmas is a female mentoring program for girls between the ages of 10 to eighteen and grandmas thirty-five years to 100. This program is centered around
drumming and is designed to encourage healthy growth in the youth while stimulating their creative abilities.
I believe that there are not enough activities that bring young and older women together and gives them an opportunity to have a shared experience.
GIRLS AND GRANDMAS creates an environment that makes this possible. The target groups are young women and girls who are estranged from blood family, in foster care, aging out of
foster care, and senior citizens who have limited interaction with young people.
class and it's activities give the women an opportunity for self-exploration on a deep level. This is done through the process of learning various drum patterns and also through their interaction
with other women dealing with similar life issues.
elder women will be able to impart some of their wisdom gain through their life experiences. The young women and girls can give the elders a boost through their lively
all of the women and girls will be experiencing a new skill at the same time they will be on the same level. It is my belief that this type of interaction will have a profound effect on the young
women and thereby change their behavior for the good. They will then be able to take this behavior back to their neighborhoods and thereby make positive changes in their overall
To register for the Girls and Grandmas program please fill out the below form
send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org