Dream Out Loud
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."
Through school and community-based programs, we empower girls ages 5-17 to become confident in their abilities, reach their full potential, and discover their path towards living their dreams. Girls are connected to healthy programming and receive helpful resources on school, home, careers, relationships, and social-emotional skills.
We are girls who dream big and will achieve great things.
We live empowered lives for ourselves and others.
As empowered girls, we maintain positive attitudes and live our lives with purpose.
We have a voice in this world and are confident in our abilities.
Dream Out Loud Girls:
Gain a clear vision and ability to set and achieve goals.
Realize her passions as it relates to her dreams for the future.
Discover her own leadership style.
Obtains the necessary tools to improve her academic performance.
Build up a positive view on school and learning.
Find her voice and discovers her ability to empower herself and others in her community.
Decrease interest in negative behaviors.
Develop positive attitudes and relationships with peers and adults to help her develop socially.
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After you complete the registration, we will email you the program application.
GIRLS CREATIVITY & LEARNING PROGRAM
Offered to girls in grades K-12.
YOUTH GIRLS PROGRAMS
Girls are inspired to discover and learn new creative skills, and are given the opportunity to design, create and learn with a hands-on approach while engaging in lively discussion, mindfulness activities, and interactive
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Creativity is critical in child development. The creative process can enhance cognitive abilities, foster greater self-awareness and help girls regulate their emotions. Research suggests that creativity can also help reduce anxiety, improve mood, and increase happiness.
Learning new skills can also improve mental wellbeing by boosting self confidence and raising self-esteem, helping to build a sense of purpose and a connection with others.
High School girls have the opportunity to participate in the Creativity Lab, where they are empowered to bring their ideas to life.
GIRLS MENTORING PROGRAM
A mentoring program that encourages girls in grades K-12 to participate in positive activities that helps build self-esteem, leadership skills and self-confidence.
Our girl's mentoring program is creative & interactive and encourages group mentoring. Mentors meet with their mentees for a minimum of one hour, once a week at their designated community location or via zoom. These meetings are overseen by our Dream Out Loud Community Site Coordinators and offer activities that help to build trusting relationships between our mentors and mentees. Activities include team-building games, exercise, playing sports, dance, art, and theater.
Mentors encourage and support mentee participation in scheduled programming & activities throughout the year and accompany them whenever possible.
Mentors and Dream Out Loud Community Site Coordinators work collaboratively to create a supportive environment where girls can make connections that foster their strengths and support them through challenges.
We have adapted our mentorship program to support both in-person and virtual mentorships. We provide virtual ideas on a monthly basis.
Our Mentor Support Rountable provides mentors with a space to come together as a mentor community and share the ways we are all serving our mentees.
We meet once a month via Zoom.
Our Community Site Coordinators are at the center of ensuring families, mentors, mentees, and community organizations come together in partnership.
Mentors submit an application, provide 3 references, receive fingerprint clearance, and are provided with training and support throughout the year from their Community Site Coordinators and program staff.
DREAM OUT LOUD EMPOWERMENT & RESOURCE EVENT
A community event designed for girls and the women in their lives to connect to existing resources needed on their journey towards success. Participants will hear inspiring stories from empowered women, visit community empowerment stations, join interactive breakout sessions and engage with sponsors.
Individual and Family Counseling
In partnership with ACE Wellness Center, Dream Out Loud provides specialized mental health services for families by focusing on trauma informed treatment that teaches adolescent girls how to manage their emotions and behavior. Individual counseling, educational workshops and group counseling services are provided to girls attending Dream Out Loud programs throughout the school year and summer.
Support us in empowering girls and helping them realize their full potential
If your company would like to sponsor a Dream Out Loud event, provide supplies for groups or make a contribution, please contact us.