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{VIDEO} Is She The Toughest Principal In America?

Elizabeth Dozier is the principal of Fenger High School. In 2009, she was charged with transforming one of Chicago’s most challenging schools and was recently featured on CNN’s Chicagoland series for her success. Over the past 4 years, Demoiselle 2 Femme, NFP has worked with Principal Dozier to provide programs and services to assist…

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WVON Radio Gives Our GWave Girls A Lesson on History, Media, and How to be Successful

How did girls from G-WAVE (Girls With A Voice Empowered) spend their President’s Day holiday? Being Empowered! Daveda Flute shared with participants the history of WVON and its significance in the African American experience. For 50 years, WVON has been and remains the drum major for the African-American community of Chicago. It continues…

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The Truth About Teen Dating Violence

Did you know February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month? Nearly four in 10 adolescents (both male and female) have experienced physical or sexual dating violence. Dating violence isn’t always as obvious as a black eye. It is anytime an individual purposely hurts or scares someone they are dating, and includes physical,…

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