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Sisters Circle has earned respect, recognition and support from educators, parents and community leaders.  Unique in its methods, and successful in its outcomes, Sisters Circle has been recognized both locally and nationally.

Jayla and Sam talk about the power of mentorship and the impact of supporters like All Points North Foundation who help to sustain and expand important work for young girls during their critical middle school years. Read their story.
WBAL February 2018 A special thank you to Imani for representing Sisters Circle on WBAL-TV! (Watch here)
IECA Foundation, July 2017 …each of us re-writing our scripts, changing the way we see, questioning our perceptions, challenging our biases, daring ourselves to change. (Read the entire article here)
Weinberg Foundation, September 27, 2016 Sisters Circle was awarded a grant by the Weinberg Foundation! “It is by far the single most important and precious thing we do connected to professional development during the year,” said Rachel Garbow Monroe, Weinberg foundation President and CEO (Read more here)
Screen Shot 2015-04-03 at 8.27.34 AM United Way, March 24, 2015 Drive, dedication and a passion for changing lives. United Way features SC alum, Antoinella Peterkin.
download Baltimore Sun, March 15, 2015 Two programs show any student can succeed with sustained mentoring.
jan14_Heather Baltimore Style Magazine, January 2014 Style Magazine interviewed alumni of Baltimore private schools who are giving back to our community in a meaningful way.
npr_logo_rgb NPR Morning Edition, August 17, 2012  NPR chose Sisters Circle as one of the most compelling stories they received for their Participation Nation blog.  Listen to Heather’s interview here:
npr_logo_rgb Participation Nation, August 14, 2012  Board member Howard Feldman submits a terrific piece about Heather and Sisters Circle to the NPR blog “Participation Nation”.    
Baltimore_Fishbowl_column Baltimore Fishbowl: May 2, 2012 Mentor Cynthia McIntyre shares the history of Sisters Circle on Baltimore’s hottest new website the Baltimore Fishbowl.See the Baltimore Fishbowl article here
baltimore-magazine Baltimore Magazine, October 2010  Baltimore Magazine featured Sisters Circle in their article “Sister Act, A woman’s commitment to helping city students leads to a mentoring program that is a national model.”
NBC Nightly News Successful women extending a helping hand to the girls in their community and Making A Difference. Thanks to Sisters Circle in Baltimore, MD, inner city middle school girls who have the drive to succeed in school get a helping hand from mentors. NBC’s Amy Robach reports.Watch segment on NBC website  | Watch on YouTube
The Today Show Women in Baltimore, Maryland are offering the gifts of Caring and Sisterhood.Heather Harvison, the founder of Sisters Circle describes how the non-profit she founded mentors young women.Watch segment on NBC websiteWatch on YouTube
WBAL-TV Sisters Circle reaches out to 5th grade girls in Baltimore City Schools, pairing them with mentors who will follow them through middle and high school and on the college.Watch on YouTube
  “Helping Hands” The Baltimore Sun 5/04/08(click image to download Adobe Acrobat .pdf version of article)
  “Sisters Circle™ offers support to city girls” The Baltimore Sun 1/04/04(click image to download Adobe Acrobat .pdf version of article)
  “A small circle of friends” Baltimore Magazine January 2003(click image to download Adobe Acrobat .pdf version of article)

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