The problem of low self-esteem is pervasive among pre-adolescent and adolescent girls in the United States. Research conducted by the Girl Scout Research Institute and other organizations demonstrates that risky behavior such as smoking, drinking, unsafe sexual behavior, eating disorders, suicidal tendencies, and self-mutilative behavior are often associated with low self-esteem.
NOCX Leadership Program is an 7-month enrichment program designed to build character, self-esteem and develop strong leadership skills in youth ages 6 – 18. The program offers interactive life-skills workshops, experiential learning activities, STEM career exploration, group mentoring, and community service. NOCX Leadership Program aims to work with the youth at an early age to prevent teenage pregnancy, substance abuse, gang involvement, and other high risk behaviors.