Empowering Female Voices NCGS Program

 

In partnership with the National Coalition of Girls’ Schools and the Hockaday Institute for Social Impact, Close Up’s Empowering Female Voices program will bring together girls from across the globe for a series of civic engagement workshops. By engaging girls from different backgrounds in meaningful dialogue, we aim to help them develop empathy for the perspectives of others and build the skills and confidence needed to empower a generation of female change-makers.

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PROGRAM DETAILS

Empowering Female Voices: President’s First 100 Days (High School)

Through a series of six online discussions designed and facilitated by Close Up instructors, high school students will engage with girls from different backgrounds during this fast-moving period of national conversation and action. Students will participate in sessions on political values, learn and deliberate about critical policy issues shaping the nation, and consider ways to activate members of their communities to take action on the issues that matter most to them.

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Dates:

NCGS National Program 1 | Every Monday and Thursday, Jan. 25 – Feb. 11, 2021, from 8:00-9:15pm (EST) / 5:00-6:15pm (PST)

NCGS National Program 2 | Every Tuesday, Jan. 26 – Mar. 2, 2011, from 6:30-7:45pm (EST) / 3:30-4:45pm (PST)

(Each school will be combined with other NCGS schools nationwide for their discussion sessions.)

If you are interested in customized dates, for a program that will include participants from your school only, please reach out to us at ncgs@closeup.org.

Pricing:

This program session is exclusively for NCGS member schools for students in grades 9-12, and includes the following special group rate*:

  • Cohort of 10 Students: $1500 per NCGS school
  • Individual Price: $175 per student
  • Space is limited to 200 students: Please contact ncgs@closeup.org to confirm your participation by December 16, 2020 (Note: Student names are not due until January 15, 2021).

NCGS and Close Up are deeply committed to equity and inclusion. If your school requires financial assistance, please contact Close Up at ncgs@closeup.org.

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Empowering Female Voices: Civic Ambassadors Program (8th Grade)

Through this series of four online civic engagement workshops, 8th grade girls will build relationships, connect their experiences and personal stories to ongoing global debates and policy deliberations, develop the skills needed for active citizenship, and share what they have learned as civic ambassadors with their greater school communities. Each school may nominate three 8th grade students (ages 13-14).

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Dates:

Empowering Female Voices: Civic Ambassadors Program | Every Wednesday, February 3 – February 24, 2021, from 7:30-8:45pm (EST) / 4:30-5:45pm (PST). (Each school will be combined with other NCGS schools nationwide for their discussion sessions.)

If you are interested in customized dates, for a program that will include participants from your school only, please reach out to us at ncgs@closeup.org.

Pricing:

This program session is exclusively for NCGS member schools for students in grade 8, and includes the following special rate*:

  • 3 Student Ambassadors: $450 per NCGS school
  • Space is limited to 50 schools: Please contact ncgs@closeup.org to confirm your participation by December 16, 2020. (Final student ambassador names are not due until January 15, 2021.)

NCGS and Close Up are deeply committed to equity and inclusion. If your school requires financial assistance, please contact Close Up at ncgs@closeup.org.

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Participation in a Close Up program requires parent or guardian approval for any participants under 18 years of age. 

Over 93% of students said Close Up’s virtual programs…

helped them understand the importance of using their voice to make change in their communities.