APPLY TODAY FOR F.I.Y.A.

FIERCE INSPIRING YOUNG ADULTS

WHAT: F.I.Y.A is a unique educational mentoring, leadership, and youth development experience for high school girls. The program is a component of Cultivating Resilient Youth, Inc. whose mission is to Empower, educate and mentor youth for success in life through program development and academic preparation, while creating and providing opportunities for social change to build a strong foundation for a successful future. 


This Mentoring program will focus on empowering youth by helping them find and utilize different survival tools for school, business and life. We focus on self-improvement, academics, attendance and attitude. We do this by working on self-confidence, self-worth and respect for self and others.  We inspire and motivate these young women to make better decisions, to become better students, people and potential employees or entrepreneurs.


If you are someone who is interested in the world around you and wants to make a positive difference in yourself and your community, F.I.Y.A is for you!

WHO: F.I.Y.A is looking for girls who care. We will bring together a diverse group of girls. A strong desire to participate is what is most important! 


Eligibility criteria include the following:

  • Be a girl in high school. 

  • Live and go to school in Allegheny County.

  • Have a sincere desire to improve yourself and be of service to others.

  • Regularly attend the weekly meetings during the school year.

  • Submit completed application including written permission from your parent/guardian.


WHEN:  F.I.Y.A sessions will be held weekly.


HOW: We are seeking applicants for the 2021-2022 year. To be considered for this program, fill out and submit the application below (COMING SOON) OR download this form, print, fill out and submit to cultivatingresilientyouth@gmail.com. For questions, contact Nikkia Ingram at 412-339-0469.