"Why are you always crying?"
It was our first meeting of "Infocus", our Girls Empowerment Group, at Killarney Jr. High. The girls quietly listened as Jen and I introduced ourselves and shared our vision for the group. We told of how we’d be diving into tough topics to support and learn from each other within a caring community. The girls seemed nervous but interested. The vice principal had hand-selected students that could benefit from mentorship, extra encouragement, and meeting new people. We had snac