Ophelia girls stay in school rather than dropping out; their grades improve; they graduate from high school and desire to go on to college!
Girls participating in the Ophelia Project Program are called “Mentees”. Mentees are female students, in a school that hosts an Ophelia Project Program, who have the potential to benefit from the following: Focused attention and support from an adult, female, Mentor; Participation in a peer group discussion environment where a “safe zone” is created in which to share thoughts, feelings and goal setting for the future; Exposure to self-esteem building, self-awareness and empowerment related topic content.
Ophelia girls stay in school rather than dropping out; their grades improve; they graduate from high school and desire to go on to college! Ophelia Project in Coachella Valley has a 100% graduation rate!
The Ambassador Student Leadership Team is a group comprised of juniors and seniors from High Schools that support an Ophelia Project Program in their school. Ambassadors are Ophelia Girls in good academic standing with a minimum of 2 years participation in the program, who strive to maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher and who model consistent attendance and leadership in their sessions. Ambassadors are representatives of the Ophelia Project at various Ophelia Community events across the Coachella Valley.
John F. Kennedy Memorial Foundation
73555 San Gorgonio Way
Palm Desert, CA 92260