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  • Leading Ladies of Legacy on the Good Works Show

    Across Atlanta there are leaders and organizations making a positive impact on our community. The Good Works Show is an effort of Goodwill of North Georgia to bring you good news and good information. Elaine Armstrong and Trenise Lyons are the show hosts as they hear from the region’s top nonprofits and community leaders who are making a difference.

    Regina Coley, Executive Director of Leading Ladies of Legacy was featured on the show during the month of February! Check out the feature below:

  • Achieving Our Mission: Leadership Development

    The Achieving Our Mission Blog Series is our way of keeping our stakeholders abreast of our plans and goals for achieving our organizations mission. It is our hope that you will find a away to support these initiatives and get involved.

    Problem:

    According to a recent survey, African American girls aspire to be leaders more than any other group of girls. In fact, 53 percent of African American girls surveyed expressed a desire to be leaders as compared to 50 percent of Hispanic girls and 34 percent of Caucasian girls. Yet “opportunities for leadership are scarce” for girls, even today.

    Ultimately, educators’ perceptions of African American young women often involve racial and gender stereotypes —and this undermines their potential for success —so it is imperative that African American girls get access to programs that foster their self-esteem and provide them with meaningful leadership opportunities.

    Our Goal:  Support leadership development among African American girls.  

    To address the leadership opportunity gap for girls and to support the continued leadership of African American girls and women we plan to:

    • Expose African American girls to African American women in leadership positions — through ongoing mentoring programs, field trips, and guest speakers — so that they know they can achieve their goals and grow to be successful women.
    • Help girls develop resilience and leadership skills like conflict resolution, healthy communication, and problem-solving.

    How You Can Help

     

  • Girls Empowerment Conference Now Accepting Registrations

    Registration is now open for the Leading Ladies of Legacy Girls Empowerment Conference!

    The Leading Ladies of Legacy Inc Girls Empowerment Conference is an annual event whose purpose is to remind girls that they are all created uniquely and with a specific purpose to carry out in their lifetime. To provide the tools, support and resources necessary for personal development, Leading Ladies of Legacy Inc. created this conference specifically for girls in grades 3-8 to help them lay a solid foundation for personal success.

    Join us for what is slated to be a day of personal empowerment and sisterhood.

    Tickets are needed for everyone in attendance including parents. Group Discounts are available for groups of 8 or more.

    Claim your seat NOW!

  • 100 Black Girls Who Are Doing Extraordinary Things

    Now Accepting Nominees for “100 Black Girls Who Are Doing Extraordinary Things”

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE-December 29, 2016

    Regina E. Coley, MBA

    Leading Ladies of Legacy Inc.

    404-889-8626

    info@leadingladiesoflegacy.org

    Leading Ladies of Legacy Inc. Accepting Nominees for “100 Black Girls Who Are Doing Extraordinary Things”

    Mableton, GA-Leading Ladies of Legacy Inc is now accepting nominee submissions for our 2017 publication “100 Black Girls Who Are Doing Extraordinary Things”. This publication will feature African American girls under the age of 18 who are following their dreams, pursuing their passions and reaching their goals. The purpose of this publication is to provide an international platform to inspire girls to continue to strive for their own personal greatness.  Read more

  • Five Reasons EVERY Girl Needs a Mentor

    Five Reasons EVERY Girl Needs a Mentor

    Leading Ladies of Legacy is passionate about our work mentoring, teaching, and transforming girls. The power of a mentor or even a mentoring group is powerful beyond measure because it connects girls with a circle of influence that shapes their thoughts, ideals, values, and behaviors. Who doesn’t want to positively changed for the better?!

    If you are considering joining our program or bringing our program to your site I want you to understand the value of our program. Here are five reasons every girl needs a mentor!

    1. To release. Girls carry all of their emotions, thoughts, and ideas inside of them everyday. When they are active participants in mentoring programs they have a safe place to share those thoughts, ideas, and emotions. It’s critical for them to understand they are not in isolation and that relationships are beneficial to release stress, tension, and learn to be supported and be supportive.
    2. To recharge. Girls need a place to come and be filled with knowledge and love. Yes they have school, but mentoring speaks beyond academics. Schools counselors don’t have the capacity to reach every single child in the school but mentoring was created for that additional support.
    3. To retrain. Some girls benefit from being retrained. Their foundations may have been laid with negative thoughts about others, situations, themselves, and the world around them. Some girls may benefit from learning new skills and ideals to be able to conduct themselves differently and with a greater level of confidence in themselves and their abilities.
    4. To retain. Girls are exposed to a variety of media sources, content, and information on a daily basis. Mentoring groups provides a space to retain and preserve the knowledge we want to keep fresh and relevant for them. Repetition is the mother of success and we want to repeat the same positive and endearing messages so our girls keep these qualities and skills forever!
    5. To reap. Girls gain when they have someone they can depend on and whose is consistent with them. The girls receive the ultimate reward by their circle of support who was patient, caring, and compassionate enough to see them through their personal process and path to greatness.

    Bonus: To reciprocate. Girls who have been mentored are more likely to share these ideas and attitudes with other girls. They become leaders who train other leaders because it’s just TOO good to keep to yourself and they want to use their skills to bring about a more positive change.

    With all that being said, why deny your daughter the opportunity to her bold and brilliant future?!

    Join Leading Ladies of Legacy today! Learn more about our programs HERE.

  • Spring Break and Summer Camp Now Enrolling!

    Our Week Long Spring Break Camp and 4-week Summer Camp are scheduled to be an awesome time of learning and exploration for our girls!

    Spring Break Camp is Monday April 4th-Friday April 8th, 2016. 8:00 am-4:00 pm (Extended hours are available).Girls in grades K-8 are welcome to join us. Our half day schedule is $65.00 for 8:00 to 12:00 noon and our full day schedule is from 8:00-4:00 pm.

    Summer Camp (Camp Girls Leading Our World) will begin Monday June 6th-Friday July 1, 2016 8:00 am-4:00 pm (Extended hours are available). Girls in Grades 4-8 are welcome to join us. Our full day schedule is $100 per week.

    Sign up now to join our family today!

     

  • Mentoring Programs Now Enrolling

    All of our mentoring programs are now enrolling! Please DOWNLOAD OUR APPLICATION and submit via email, fax, or snail mail!

    Overview of Our Programs

    Little Ladies League (grades 3-5) meets Tuesday nights 6:00-7:00 pm

    Lovely Ladies League (grades 6-8) meets Wednesday nights 6:00-7:00 pm

    College and Career Mentoring (grades 9-12) meets Thursday nights 6:00-7:00 pm

    Application and Administration Fee

    $25.00 for each program to be invoiced or sent in with application

    What will I need to submit beside my application?

    • Official Transcripts
    • L.L.L. Goal Sheet

    How soon will I hear back from you?

    It takes 1-2 weeks to process your application.

    Additional questions? Call (404) 889-8626 or submit your question to info@leadingladiesoflegacy.org

  • Girls Pajama Jam

    Don't forget to wear your favorite Winter Pajamas!!

    Don’t forget to wear your favorite Winter Pajamas!!

    You’re invited to the Leading Ladies of Legacy Girls Pajama Jam!

    We’re going to have an amazing night of games, movies, crafts, music, and food. This night is all about celebrating being a girl and embracing the term “girls just wanna have fun”!!

    Can’t wait to see you there.

    Register now: Tickets are only $5.00

    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lll-girls-pajama-jam-tickets-21407437221?aff=es2

  • Winter Registration Day

    AUSTELL — Leading Ladies of Legacy Inc., a community-based mentoring organization for girls, will hold Registration Day at the Leading Ladies of Legacy Education Center on Saturday, Feb. 13th 10:00 am-12:00 pm.

    Founded in 2011,Leading Ladies of Legacy Inc. works to “inspire and mentor young ladies (in Austell and surrounding communities) as they grow from girls to women.”

    The nonprofit organization, which will be entering into its fifth year, needs female volunteer to serve as mentors to the participants.

    Leading Ladies of Legacy Inc. is open to all girls regardless of race, religion, or social/economic background.

    “Our vision is to shape the lives of young ladies as they journey to womanhood by instilling knowledge, promoting self-empowerment and teaching self-worth.” says founder Regina E. Coley. “Our primary focus is to expose and educate the young ladies about some of the most dominant issues that face their generation through fun, exciting and informative sessions led by the mentors of Leading Ladies of Legacy Inc. and other influential and successful women.”

    Based on their age, the girls are divided into clusters — Little Ladies League, ages 5-9; Lovely Ladies League, ages 10-12; and Leading Ladies, ages 13-17.

    To learn more, visit www.leadingladiesoflegacy.org.

  • We Have Reached the GuideStar Bronze Level

    For Immediate Release

    LEADING LADIES OF LEGACY INC. Has Reached the GuideStar Bronze Level Profile as a
    Demonstration of Its Commitment to Transparency

    AUSTELL, GA – LEADING LADIES OF LEGACY INC. today achieved the Bronze GuideStar Nonprofit Profile level. GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information about nonprofit organizations and a leader in advancing transparency in the nonprofit sector. This level demonstrates LEADING LADIES OF LEGACY INC.‘s deep commitment to nonprofit transparency and accountability.

    “We have worked hard to showcase our progress toward our mission, and our long-held belief in being transparent about our work, to our constituents,” said REGINA COLEY. “As a GuideStar Bronze participant, we use their platform to share a wealth of up-to-date information about our work to our supporters and to GuideStar’s immense online audience of nonprofits, grantmakers, individual donors, and the media.”

    In order to be awarded the GuideStar logo, LEADING LADIES OF LEGACY INC. had to fill out every required field of our nonprofit profile page on www.guidestar.org.

    “I encourage you to check out our profile on GuideStar to see what we’re all about,” added REGINA COLEY. “We are engaged in exciting initiatives, and we are thrilled to have another platform for communicating our advancement and progress.”

    About GuideStar Nonprofit Profiles

    The GuideStar database contains a profile for every tax-exempt nonprofit registered with the IRS. GuideStar invites nonprofits to update their profiles at no cost to the organizations. Updating allows nonprofits to share a wealth of up-to-date information with the millions of people who visit GuideStar to learn more about nonprofit organizations and the more than 120 sites and applications that use GuideStar data. To earn a logo, an organization needs to complete all required fields for that participation level. The GuideStar logos, acknowledged as symbols of transparency in the nonprofit sector, are displayed on all updated participants’ profiles in the GuideStar database.

    ABOUT LEADING LADIES OF LEGACY INC.

    Leading Ladies of Legacy produces young women who have strong academic backgrounds, understand and build resilience, fight and overcome poverty, exude self-worth and confidence, give back to the community and display leadership. Through membership meetings, programs, events, and community service we will identify and challenge young women to develop compassion, confidence, and a commitment to service and leadership within their communities.

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    News Contact: REGINA COLEY 404-889-8626 OR info@leadingladiesoflegacy.org