Advocate Plus

Age Groups Served: Children & Youth
Mailing Address: 527 Parkhill Rd W
City: Peterborough
State/Province: Ontario
Zip/Postal Code: K9h3j4
Country: Canada
Phone: 705-559-7230
Email: Megan@advocateplus.org
Website: Http://www.advocateplus.org
Description: Advocate+ is an Advocacy and Development Agency That Strives to Advocate, Empower and Improve the Socio-economic Status of Marginalized People, Especially Those in Underserved Communities. the Organization is Dedicated to Promoting and Protecting the Social Rights of the Most Vulnerable People, Especially Women and Children, Through Grassroots Action, Income Generating Enterprises, Entrepreneurship and Education.
Advocate Plus' “empower, Educate, Esteem" (3es) Aims to Support Young Women's Social and Academic Development Through Sport. the Overall Goal is to Empower Adolescent Girls to Become Confident and Assertive, Complete Their Secondary School Education and Be Free from Male Domination and Gender Based Violence.
The Program Targets Vulnerable Young Girls and Consist of Four Main Components:
Promotion of Female Football, Which Includes the Establishment of a Girls Football League and Promotion of Positive Encouragement and Technical Skill Development Through Training of Coaches and Team Initiatives;
Leadership and Community Initiatives, Which Includes Pairing Team Leaders with Mentors in Their Community, Training in Leadership and Life Skills Development, Sexual and Reproductive Health Education and Community Service Projects;
Education, Which Will Include Academic Tutoring and Provision of Secondary and Tertiary School Scholarships for All Participants; And
Advocacy and Community Dialogue, Which Will Include Radio Discussions, Parents’ Meetings Coaches and Players’ Focus Groups, and Stakeholders’ Meetings, to Ensure the Involvement of Stakeholders from All Levels of the Community in Discussions Regarding Women in Sport.
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