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The mental health needs of Black and Hispanic girls often go unmet. This group wraps them in support
Yuli Paez-Naranjo, a Working on Womanhood counselor, sported a purple WOW T-shirt as she led the group in a discussion about how values can inform decisions.
“Do you ever feel like two little angels are sitting on each of your shoulders, one whispering good things to you, the other whispering bad
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Chicago public schools help students build mental health coping skills
She also was in a romantic relationship that she now calls “toxic.” Then she heard about a program at Mather called Working on Womanhood , which promised opportunities to meet other girls and talk about problems. Alex signed up.
Created by Youth Guidance by and for Black and Latina girls, WOW is a weekly in-school group to mentor and build skills in sixth- through 12th-grade gir