RubyGirl is a program for girls ages 13-18 that was established in 2005 out of the need for girls to understand their self-worth and demand respect from their peers and male counterparts. Michelle “Sonnie” Day is the Founder & Director of the program. (To learn more about the founder see founders page). RubyGirl has serviced over 500 plus girls in schools, juvenile centers, churches, and community organizations. Many of the graduating girls in our program has pursued higher education.
To institute the program in schools, churches, juvenile centers, and community organizations, throughout the country. To develop a nationwide movement of young ladies who exemplify F.I.N.E.S.S.E.
F-Feminity: “Just Be A Girl”
I-Inheritance: “Leave A Legacy”
N-Neatness: “I Got it Together”
E-Excellence: “Everything I Do is Superb”
S-Speak Life: “I speak positive”
S-Servitude: “May I Take Your Order”
E-Education: “Power In Knowing”
RubyGirl’s overall mission is to transform girls into ladies and express to them the delight of being a WOMAN through utilizing educational, recreational, and entertaining events.
The RubyGirl program offers workshops which involves activities and projects that are geared toward the 3 P’s: personal, professional, prevention awareness geared toward teen girls. Our workshops titles are catchy to enforce the focus of the material. Our program meets every 3rd Saturday during September-May at 10am-12pm (Lawrence Tech). Throughout the year, participants will engage in various activities, outings, community service projects, and a retreat. Participants who attend all workshops are invited to attend the Annual Celebration Dinner for recognition. Parents or an Adult Representative are required to attend 4 (1hr) parent meetings throughout the year, in order for the child to participate and remain in the program, failure to do so will cause the child to be removed from the program.
Workshops (19 +)
Loving Myself, Fashionista, Sex, Music & Media, Relationships, High School & College Preparation
Dinner Etiquette, Drugs & Alcohol, Bullying, Teen Pregnancy, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Job Skills, etc...