PEARLS for Teen Girls
St. Joan Antida High School is in partnership with a number of community agencies that provide opportunities for our students. These groups offer programs on site at the school as well as opportunities for students to participate in city-wide activities.
PEARLS is a unique leadership development program serving girls middle school through high school, and beyond, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. PEARLS empowers girls to live out the PEARLS values: Personal Responsibility, Empathy, Awareness, Respect, Leadership and Support.
About PEARLS for Teen Girls
PEARLS for Teen Girls, Inc. is a dynamic and innovative non-profit leadership development organization serving at-risk, primarily African American and Latina girls, ages 10 to 19 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. PEARLS helps girls achieve in school, avoid teen pregnancy, and use their personal power to achieve their goals and dreams.
PEARLS is rapidly becoming known among girls, funders, and public and private entities in our community as the program for girls' self-development. PEARLS programs provide girls with a safe place, skill development and self-esteem building that lead to better life choices and an opportunity to realize their full potential. In 2015 PEARLS served over 1,600 girls within Milwaukee County.