100 Black Women recruiting ninth-grade girls for leadership program

Ninth-grade girls who are interested in career and personal development, a successful college life, and developing their leadership skills can apply now for the Legacy Girls Program operated by the Decatur-DeKalb chapter of 100 Black Women.

The chapter is hosting a noon to 2 p.m. open house on Aug. 25 at the Lithonia-Davidson Library in downtown Lithonia.   

The Legacy Program, established in 1996, mentors girls and teaches them leadership skills.

Applicants are expected to participate in the program throughout high school.

Girls selected for the Legacy program will have monthly educational workshops on economic empowerment, entrepreneurship, cultural awareness, and other topics. They will also support community service projects hosted by the Legacy program.  

Space is limited.

The library is at 6821 Church St. 

To download an application or for more information, visit www.ncbwdekalb.com or call Toni Coates at 678-687-1574.