Our Mission

We strive to inspire

Space of Her Own, Inc. (SOHO) is an award-winning creative arts-based mentoring nonprofit 501(c)3 organization that helps vulnerable preteen girls from low-income families live healthfully, communicate openly, progress academically, give back to others and lead fulfilling lives.

 

 

SOHO’s Successes

Each program year ends with a Community Celebration to honor the accomplishments and creativity of each child who participates in SOHO. Discover SOHO’s successes:

 

We envision a strong sisterhood…

To reach girls in need and prevent juvenile criminal involvement

To engage all participating youth in art and carpentry projects as outlets for self-expression and creativity

To empower youth to see the arts as an endeavor at which all can succeed

To increase participating girls’ self-esteem, help them recognize their strengths and develop their sense of self

To cultivate life skills, including:

  • Positive communication
  • Goal-setting
  • Decision-making
  • Leadership
  • Anger management
  • Conflict resolution
  • Healthy eating
  • Etiquette
  • Community service

To provide every participant with a personalized Space of Her Own that encourages creativity, conveys a sense of value and serves as a lasting reminder of her circle of support and care

To have a lasting impact by fostering one-on-one mentor and peer group relationships beyond the one-year program

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