"SHE'S SO H.O.O.D" 



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Join Gyrls In The HOOD Foundation in celebrating teen gyrls who are overcoming challenges, breaking down barriers, and redefining negative stereotypes.

WE MUST BE LOUD ABOUT YOUTH POSITIVITY!

Nominate a gyrl ages 13-19 residing in Chicagoland who displays excellence despite her circumstances.

Award Categories are:

Healthy: This award goes to an student athlete who consistently demonstrates a knowledge of making wise choices regarding personal/community nutrition and fitness.


Optimistic: This award will recognize an individual with a disability, illness, or other condition, who displays an positive attitude and has overcome limitations. This person has found ways to excel in the face of adversity.


Outstanding: This award recognizes an individual who consistently demonstrates high academic achievement including grades, creativity, critical thinking, classroom participation, and other behaviors that contribute to excellence in scholarship.


Determined: This award will recognize an individual who is a proven leader. Leadership can be demonstrated through courage and tolerance; inspiring others through actions, acceptance and understanding of differences; and/or by maintaining high standards in difficult situations.