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The Teen Esteem Program, the signature mentoring program of the Monarch Awards Foundation, is designed to enrich the lives of young ladies in high school. Established in 2001 to address the personal and social enhancement needs of young ladies that are not always met through their academic institutions, the Teen Esteem Program helps prepare high school girls for challenges within and beyond high school.

 

 

 

 

2021 Application

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New Program Applicant submissions must be postmarked, or date stamped by
TUESDAY, JULY 6, 2021

Returning Program Applicant submissionsmust be postmarked, or date stamped by 
TUESDAY, JULY 13, 2021

The Teen Esteem Program focuses on areas such as:

  • College readiness

  • Financial literacy

  • Health education

  • Social etiquette

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The inaugural class of the Teen Esteem Program was composed of fifteen freshmen, sophomores and juniors, all attending Chicago metropolitan public and private high schools. Developing leadership skills, cultivating self-awareness and self-esteem, and promoting civic and community service are the hallmarks of this teen girls mentoring program.

MLK Day of Service
MLK Day of Service

To celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the MLK day of service highlight’s Dr. King’s teachings as a way to strengthen and empower your youth in their local communities. We focus on volunteer projects, educational outreach and enhancement and community engagement in the Chicagoland area. Monarch Awards Foundation members volunteer and serve embodying the question of Dr King “What are you doing for others?” MLK

Community Expo
Community Expo

The purpose of the Community Expo featuring The Music & Arts Explosion is to engage with our friends, neighbors and supporters while highlighting area businesses, organizations and not-for-profits that offer a variety of services. Held annually in August, the Arts and Music Explosion features local artists including musicians, dancers, etc. who provide entertainment that the entire family will enjoy.

Teen Esteem
Teen Esteem

Teen Esteem Program is designed to enrich the lives of young ladies in high school. Established in 2001 to address some of the personal and social challenges of young ladies that are not always addressed through their academic institutions. The inaugural class of Teen Esteem was composed of fifteen young ladies attending metropolitan Chicago public and private high schools. Teen Esteem seeks to develop leadership skills, cultivate self-awareness, self-esteem and to promote civic service.

MLK Day of Service
MLK Day of Service

To celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the MLK day of service highlight’s Dr. King’s teachings as a way to strengthen and empower your youth in their local communities. We focus on volunteer projects, educational outreach and enhancement and community engagement in the Chicagoland area. Monarch Awards Foundation members volunteer and serve embodying the question of Dr King “What are you doing for others?” MLK

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