(EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ) - The International Girls Academy announced 10,000 Steps to End The Digital Divide Challenge which will be held on June 1st- 21st. Participants will have the chance to win prizes, work on their fitness goals while participating in a worthy cause to raise funds to give out 10,000 computers to students from underrepresented communities. It is imperative that we support the next generation of leaders by providing them with technological access that they need to succeed academically, financially and career wise. Participants can join our worthy challenge by registering here: https://www.ticketfalcon.com/e/10000stepstoendthedigitaldvide/
“During this time of social distancing it's important that students are connected these during these uncertain times. It's not enough for us to ask our students to do their homework, but provide framework, access, support and resources to make it possible for our students to still receive an education during these uncertain times, by providing technological access and support," says Pat Green, Board Member of The International Girls Academy.
The International Girls Academy officially launched January 2020 service of three hundred students throughout the tri-state area, the goal is to service girls on a Local and National Level. The International Girls will host a series of virtual events to help engage girls all over.
The International Girls Academy mission is to unite, uplift and empower through the instruction and practice of the Nguzo Saba, aka The Seven Principles created by Dr. Muluana Karenga. The seven principles of The International Girls Academy is: Unity, Self-Determination, Collective work and responsibility, Cooperative economics, Purpose, Creativity and Faith. By embedding the Nguzo Saba into our everyday lives we strive to create a positive and open-minded society. Through the Nuguzo Saba, The International Girls Academy will empower our girls to understand that they don't need a seat at the table, they can create their own.
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