Dangers of Secondhand Smoking

Even if a person does not smoke, the act of breathing in someone else’s smoke can be deadly. Secondhand smoke causes about 3,000 deaths from lung cancer and tens of thousands of deaths from heart disease to nonsmoking adults in the United States each year. Secondhand smoke can be especially harmful to your children’s health because their lungs still…

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Meet Brenda!

Name: Brenda Dempsey

Grade: 11th Grade

Program: GTLT

Career aspiration: Regional (Level 4) NICU Nurse

Favorite Book: Finders Keepers by Stephan King or Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon

Why she’s awesome: Brenda is currently a member of Girls Today Leaders Tomorrow and is a junior in high school who enjoys playing the piano, reading, writing, and shopping. During the 2017-2018 GTLT Year, Brenda has been nominated by GTLT staff as someone who exemplifies leadership. She is very supportive of her peers and embodies responsibility and drive. As a result, Brenda was nominated and elected by her peers for GTLT’s Youth Advisory Council.  Last year, Brenda was nominated and selected to attend the CECAAL College Tour as a result of her academic success which she will attend this November. Brenda expresses that she enjoys GTLT as it is an outlet for her to be herself without judgment.

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New Year, New Experiences

GTLT girls at the Attire to Inspire Event As Girls Today, Leaders Tomorrow (GTLT) kicked off another year of programming, we also welcomed 27 middle school students to the program. Thus far, GTLT has partnered with Outward Bound to host a week-long camping excursion for the seniors and two day-long retreats for the high school and middle school students….

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