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30th Annual Role Model Dinner
March 27th, 2019
MGM Grand Detroit

Next Spring, Alternatives For Girls will host the 30th Annual Role Model Dinner. The 2019 dinner will celebrate the role model awardees and raise crucial funds to help girls and young women.

2019 Role Models:

Dr. Althea Simpson
Franklin Community Church 

Lashinda Stair
Detroit Police Department

 Linda Taliaferro
Meritor, Inc.


30th Annual Role Model Dinner

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Alternatives For Girls has been named the Crain’s Detroit 2017 Best Managed Nonprofit!

 

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Crain’s Detroit 2017 Best Managed Nonprofit!

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Alternatives For Girls helps homeless and high-risk girls and young women avoid violence, teen pregnancy and exploitation, and helps them to explore and access the support, resources and opportunities necessary to be safe, to grow strong and to make positive choices in their lives. AFG accomplishes this mission through three key services: AFG Prevention, the AFG Shelter/Transition to Independent Living Program (TIL) and AFG Outreach. 


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Our mission is to help homeless and high-risk girls and young women avoid violence, teen pregnancy and exploitation, and help them to explore and access the support, resources and opportunities necessary to be safe, to grow strong and to make positive choices in their lives.



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