Mount Vernon girl's empowerment program receives near $1 million grant

The Mount Vernon Youth Bureau received a near $1 million boost to support a girl's and women empowerment program on Tuesday.

Bianca Rosembert

May 29, 2024, 3:02 AM

Updated 15 days ago

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Mount Vernon girl's empowerment program receives near $1 million grant
The Mount Vernon Youth Bureau received a near $1 million boost to support a girl's and women empowerment program on Tuesday.
'Safe Place 4 Our Girls' is a haven for girls as young as 10 years old to women navigating adulthood at 21 years old.
A new $990,000 project grant will keep activities running at the center on Roosevelt Square and beyond.
The initiative fosters mental, physical and social development through activities.
Rep. Jamaal Bowman went to congratulate the group on Tuesday.


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