31st Annual First Night Buffalo - Jumping into the new year with confidence! Over 500 families participated in a night full of fun and entertainment during the 31st Annual First Night Buffalo celebration. Project Play WNY hosted a free play event and Jump 4 Confidence was there to provided jump rope activities that promoted confidence and self-esteem.
Jump 4 Confidence Launch
Confident Girl Mentoring Program Receives Funding from Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds administered by the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo to Launch Jump 4 Confidence © Jump Rope Program to Help Empower Youth Through Sports. https://www.wgrz.com/article/news/local/jump-4-confidence-aims-to-empower-girls-through-jump-rope/71-21b8e132-e489-48d4-94e8-bccc2e8e605e
CGMP participated in the #SHECANCOACH event to inspire more women to become volunteer coaches for youth sports.
Congratulations to or CEO who received the Defender of Potential award from Big Brothers Big Sisters during the Mentors who Move the City award ceremony on 5/10/2019.
Celebrity Comedian "Talent" Supports CGMP
Hear what he has to say...
March is Women's History Month
CGMP is a proud Co-Sponsor and Coordinator of Youth Groups for the 2019 Women's March, Buffalo/ WNY hosted by WNY Peace Center. Please join us as we will march in solidarity supporting the local principles/goals and the spirit of Truth and Love; Justice and Peace; Nonviolence, Equality, and Care for Creation. Listen to what both our CEO and Youth Ambassador had to say: https://youtu.be/qyaZbqsZLEY
Marking International Women's Day in Western New York
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz joined Executive Director of the Erie County Commission on the Status of Women (“ECCSW”) Karen King President of Confident Girl Mentoring Tiffany Lewis, CEO of the Girl Scouts of WNY Alison Wilcox, Board Chair of the YWCA of WNY Maureen Hammett, Board Chair of the WNY Women’s Foundation Cindy Odom, Anna Geronimo, Secretary of the WNY Coalition of Labor Union Women.and members of the Women’s Action Coalition today for an International Women's Day event.
"It is because of the legacy of so many women we are able to stand together and pickup where they left off; to provide access to opportunities and resources for a better quality of life for our youth", stated Lewis.
2018 National Youth Confidence Day is a Success!
Youth Referral Guide Click Guide to Download
A teen-friendly tool that provides comprehensive information to help youth find the right health center. The resources in this booklet will help youth reduce the barriers to completing a specialty visit. Partnered with over 30 providers who are driven by loyalty, patient satisfaction, and happiness, you will get the highest quality care.
When youth feel confident, they are inclined to feel better, do better, and make better decisions in life.
Connecting community groups in Buffalo to fight teen pregnancy https://www.wkbw.com/news/connecting-community-groups-in-buffalo-to-fight-teen-pregnancy
8/7/18- CEO, Tiffany Lewis sit down with Josh Bazan of WKBW-Channel 7 - Community groups join forces to combat the issue of teen pregnancy. With the partnership of HOPE Buffalo and the continuous work of CGMP, Inc, there has been a 106% increase in youth who can now make informed decisions regarding sexual health and reducing the risk of teen pregnancy.
P.E.P Talk 2018- Peers Education Peers on Healthy Relationships
CGMP, Inc, Erie County Commission on the Status of Women, and HOPE Buffalo join together for an open discussion on Healthy Relationships with guest speaker: Dr. Christopher St. Vil
On Thursday, March 22nd, Confident Girl Mentoring Program, Inc. was an award receipent of HOPE Buffalo's Innovative Mini Grant. The grant was awarded to Youth Serving Agencies/Groups and Faith Based Organizations in the City of Buffalo to promote adolescent health and wellness in their nine selected zip code areas (14201, 14204, 14206, 14207, 14208, 14209, 14211, 14213 & 14215).
"Ms. Tiffany Lewis' Confident Girl Mentoring Program is a life changing program for young girls! This excellent program builds up character, self-awareness, creativity and extreme confidence. Ms. Lewis is not only an inspiration to young children that she's passionate about working with, but also to anyone that meets her".
Kelly Mariano / Niagara Falls Housing Authority / Tenant Service Coordinator
"Ms. Tiffany Lewis' Confident Girl Mentoring Program is a life changing program for young girls! This excellent program builds up character, self-awareness, creativity and extreme confidence. Ms. Lewis is not only an inspiration to young children that she's passionate about working with, but also to anyone that meets her". - Rashad Williams - Mentor
Rashaad Williams/ Lasalle Prep Middle School / Youth Services