a mindful school that...
Shapes the future of our black girls
Girl Stance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides social-emotional learning programs to females age 13-24 that improves their inner resources by addressing inhibited patterns at the level of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.
We are dedicated to creating a community for black girls rooted in mindfulness, mental health, and social grace to create a more harmonious society.
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Girl Stance provides mentorship programs, mindset training, and mental health resources to teen girls.
WE DEFINE STANCE DIFFERENTLY;
\ ˈstan(t)s \ noun
1a. Your stance on a particular matter is your attitude to it.
2a. Your stance is the way that you are standing.
did you know?
Black girls in grades 9-12, were 60 percent more likely to attempt suicide in 2019, as compared to others of the same age.
– Minority Health
Girl Stance provides a mindful school and social-emotional training that supports the future of teen girls and young women aged 13-24. Often forgotten about, our girls need tools that support life in the 20th century.
Girl Stance advocates for a better tomorrow, TODAY.
At any age, being a woman is hard. Girl Stance believes in instilling self-love and life skills in our girls from the inside out.
The P.E.A.R. Online Program
Ever heard of a Finishing School? This is our modern twist. We focus on the historic customs of social grace alongside mindfulness tools so that young women may understand the faculties of their mind and emotions.
We offer programs for age groups 13-16 and 17-24.
COMING SOON 2023
Girl Stance gives our girls the tools to navigate the 20th century with grace.
Becoming whole is having awareness of the entire self: physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual.
Belonging is a feeling of security and support. When we feel we belong, we can bring our authentic selves
to any situation that arises.
Civil behavior is recognizing, with childlike curiosity, that other people are different than you.
Civility is a voice that speaks from a respectful and grounded place.
Etiquette is the elevated physical and emotional regulation of self observed in physical and virtual spaces.
Vulnerable people are people who lack guiding principles to move the mind, body, and spirit forward together. It means communities that are less protected. Communities that are more open and susceptible to societal ills due to a number of reasons.