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Mayor Aja Brown Accepting Applications for Young Ladies Empowerment Initiative

March 29, 2016

Compton Mayor Aja Brown Accepting Applications for Her Young Ladies Empowerment Initiative

Mentoring Program Deadline to Apply is April 23

COMPTON – In honor of Women's History Month, Compton Mayor Aja Brown is accepting applications for both mentees and mentors for her Young Ladies Empowerment Initiative through April 23. To qualify as a mentee, applicants must be in grades 5 through 12 and a Compton resident. There is no grade point average required to apply. Mentors should be women 19 years or older and have leadership qualities. 

To apply as a Mentee, click here.

To apply as a Mentor, click here.

“This program will empower young ladies to lead their life with purpose, passion and vision,” said Mayor Brown of her initiative, which is focused on developing young ladies from Compton to be leaders who are confident, capable and prepared to change the world through mentorship, exposure, education and opportunity.

For more information or questions, please call (310) 605-5597 or email

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