Adolescent Peer Support League (APSL) President, Dawn Bunch, will be a panelist at the 2018 Career and Innovation Summit, sponsored by Community Bridges. The goal of this year’s event is to empower 4th through 12th grade girls from diverse backgrounds to think big and strive to be leaders in their own communities. The panelists will discuss their community work, and take questions from the audience during the event’s morning session. The event will take place on April 7th, 2018 at the Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center in Silver Spring, MD.
Community Bridges is a young women's leadership and empowerment organization based out of Silver Spring , MD that works with girls from diverse backgrounds to become exceptional students, to see their own potential for leadership, and to grow into healthy young women.
Community Bridges serves girls primarily from immigrant and minority families who are living at or below the poverty level in Montgomery County. Through their after-school and out-of-school programming, Community Bridges supports both girls and their families through their mentoring program, college and career programming, service opportunities, educational trips, and facilitating workshops that provide resources and support to their families. Combined, Community Bridges's programs encourage holistic growth and development so that girls have the greatest chance to reach their fullest potential.