Oasis For Girl's RISE Life Skills Education Program
is a 10 week paid program for up to 20 high school
aged girls and slightly beyond. It is offered three times per year.
RISE supports young women in making healthy choices through workshops
on Anti-oppression, Self Esteem, Body Image, Stress Management,
Healthy Relationships, Safer Sex, Educational Options, Career Planning,
Mental Health, Nutrition, Sexual Harassment, and Self-Defense.
Girl 2 Girl (G2G), is an arts-based, life
skills education program for up to 15 middle school girls, held
on middle school sites in San Francisco. Girls have held performances
at Bindlestiff Studios in the SoMa neighborhood, have performed
at the Zeum as a project with Worls Savvy addressing issues around
immigration and identity, and more recently at Intersection for
the Arts, and have created zines about what it means to be a powerful
Girl 2 Girl held a successful semester at Francisco
Middle School in Fall 2008 and worked in collaboration with Bessie
Middle School in Spring 2009 to hold onsite programs at Oasis as
well as school wide antihomophobia and sexual harrassment trainings.
The 2009-2010 academic year program takes place International Studies
Girl 2 Girl teaches life skills while challenging
girls to think critically about cultural identity, community, economic
equity, self-esteem, health, and safety through arts-based workshops.
Check out the summer 2006 Girl 2 Girl Zine here!
What say about G2G:
“I have accomplished what I want to do in Girl 2 Girl and have
“I am a girl and I can dance!”
“I got stuff, talent, and good grades”