Girl Power! Community Education Kit


Girl Power! Community Education Kit


The Girl Power! Community Education Kit highlights many types of messages and materials to help individuals and organizations develop comprehensive, skill-building programs to serve the needs of 9- to 14-year-old girls in their community.

The kit contains the following 11 components:

  • Welcome to Girl Power!
    • This booklet provides an overview of the Girl Power! program and includes information on the issues and challenges facing 9- to 14-year-old girls today.
  • Girl Power! Across the Country
    • This anthology describes statewide and community Girl Power! programs, which can be a one-time activity, an annual event, or an ongoing program.
  • How to Access and Activate Girl Power! in Your Community
    • This booklet helps youth-serving organizations, businesses, schools, and other community groups to determine how they can develop Girl Power! programs to nurture and support girls.
  • Five Steps to Getting the Media to Cover Girl Power!
    • This booklet is designed to help local program coordinators develop positive working relationships with print and broadcast professionals.
  • Girl Power! Speaker’s Guide
    • This booklet provides parents, teachers, program coordinators, and other Girl Power! advocates with easy-to-use talking points to give presentations about Girl Power!
  • Girl Power! How To Get It
    • This activity guide for 9- to 11-year-old girls includes topics such as positive self-image, physical fitness, good nutrition, and communication as well as fun exercises to help young girls strengthen their Girl Power! and build the skills they need to realize their full potential.
  • Girl Power! Keep It Going
    • This activity guide for 12- to 14-year-old girls is filled with fun activities and useful information to help older girls develop skills in problemsolving, critical thinking, communication, and resistance to peer pressure.
  • Girl Power! certificate for girls (pink border)
    • This certificate is for recognizing the achievements of girls.
  • Girl Power! certificate for adults who care (black border)
    • This certificate is for recognizing anyone with the Power! to support girls with Girl Power!
  • Girl Power! Have You Got It? message card
    • This postcard can be used as a mini-Girl Power! poster; the reverse side contains a brief description of the campaign and a place to write a personal note.
  • Girl Power! Community Education Kit overview video
    • This video provides a description of the different books in the kit and how to use them.


Release Date: 2006
Original Summary: September 2007
Last Updated: 05/05/08

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