717s’ goal is to improve the academic achievement, self-esteem, social and cultural competency within every 717 participant. Additionally, 717 will:
- Teach kids to respect themselves and others.
- Promote community service and stewardship.
- Build self-esteem while creating a sense of sisterhood.
- Offer activities that are exciting, entertaining and educational.
- Create an environment where girls can talk freely and be themselves.
- Offer weekly activities that build leadership while lending a listening ear.
- Build character and confidence under the guidance of caring adult mentors.