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For Immediate Release:
March 27, 2012
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Marta Martinez-Aleman

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Vice Chairwoman Edmonson honors local nonprofit Girl Power! for empowering young girls


Vice Chairwoman Audrey M. Edmonson presented a proclamation to left, Andrea Thompson, board chair, and Thema Campbell, president and CEO, of Girl Power! at the organization's 8th annual "It Takes a Village Heart and Soul" luncheon held March 24, 2012 at Girl Power!, 6015 N.W. 7th Ave., Miami.  Girl Power! is a nonprofit day- and after-school community social change organization. Its goal is to promote positive behavior, enhance social skills and improve academic performance in adolescent girls. Girl Power! offers several empowerment programs to young girls and their families throughout Miami-Dade County including an alternative-to-suspension program, an after-school program, summer camp, mentoring, and post detention girls' programs.