October 2011

Day of Service 2011

October 31, 2011 Events

YWLP Bigs and Littles participated in the 2011 Day of Service on Sunday, October 23rd. The girls collected food for the Thomas Jefferson Food bank on Harris Street in Charlottesville. Donation sites were set up at the Kroger grocery stores on 29 and Rio Road, 29 and Hydraulic Road and in the Barracks Road Shopping […]

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A Big Sister’s Perspective

October 5, 2011 Sisterhood

The number of women that volunteer their time as big sisters goes a long way in determining the success of the Young Women Leaders Program each year. Additionally, it is especially helpful to new sisters to have guidance from more seasoned Bigs; the Program makes a large effort to retain bigs from previous years to […]

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Facilitating Sisterhood at Home and Abroad

October 3, 2011 Global Connections

While YWLP’s UVa site is well known and regarded across Grounds, at lesser known piece of the program concerns its Global Connections component. Incorporating the work of both YWLP graduate and undergraduate students, Global Connections encourages a broader world view of the issues that adolescent girls face both in the US and abroad. “The Global […]

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