Ms. Denetria Moore, Executive Director
The Regas Building
318 North Gay Street, Suite 101
Knoxville, TN 37917
Life Prep Academy – $10,000
The Girl Talk Life Prep Academy will prepare juniors and seniors in high school for college, career, and/or life, through consecutive weekly sessions, each semester. For High School Juniors, we will cover topics on: College and Career exploration and preparation and for High School Seniors, we will cover topics on College LIFE Prep, Career LIFE Prep, and General LIFE Prep (transitioning into becoming an adult, becoming a financially stable adult, finding housing, etc.). Juniors and Seniors who participate will also have the chance to participate in an 8 week Summer internship (unpaid for Juniors/paid for Seniors) and receives a mentor to walk one on one with her to help her make positive choices and to guide her through life’s transitions.
Girl Talk School-Based Program – $45,000
Girl Talk partners with Great Schools Partnership Community Schools Initiative and Tennessee College of Applied Technology to provide services to girls inside of Knox County Schools after school. Through curriculum-based learning objectives, we assist in building girls’ confidence and self-esteem, preventing teen pregnancy, and increasing the likelihood of educational advancement.
“Girl Talk is an organization that focuses on empowering girls to become their best selves, and we do that by reducing the likelihood of teen pregnancy and helping them to advance educationally.”