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YouNique Academy is a school year journey where young women in grades 6th-12th develop positive critical thinking habits and self-reflection. The program focuses on personal growth and discovery through mentorship, workshops, and group discussions. Participants also have the opportunity to attend field trips, visit college campuses, and network with influential women in their respective fields. Mentees join the academy by application or referral by a school, parent, or social agency.

Youth who meet regularly with their mentors are:

Classmates in Library


less likely than their peers to start using illegal drugs


less likely to start drinking


less likely than their peers to skip a day of school 


less likely to skip a class

*Public/Private Ventures Study of Big Brothers Big Sisters

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Included in the programs are:

  • Weekly Group Coaching sessions

  • Lunch provided each session

  • Group Social Outings

  • Community Service Opportunities

  • Program T-Shirt

  • 5 Star Commitment Program 

  • Community Guest Speakers

  • Yearly Celebration Gala

  • and MUCH more!

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