Mariposa is a leadership and life skills program for young Latina girls. At Mariposa, we strive to help Latina girls create a vision for their future and develop skills necessary to succeed.
The girls meet weekly and work on a life skills curriculum which includes healthy life choices, encourages high school completion, and employs strong peer mentoring to encourage girls to celebrate living in two cultures.
- Music and dance
- Arts and crafts
- Field trips to local businesses and schools
- Health and safety
- Community service projects
- Family projects
Started in 1997 at the Farm Labor Homes, Mariposa now serves girls at Blue Ridge, Sharpstein, Edison and Green Park elementary schools.