The results are impressive: 100% of participants in Community Bridges’ Girls Program graduate from high school, and 100% achieve college acceptance and enrollment. But the program is about more than numbers — it’s about equipping girls to think critically, make healthy choices, and become life-long leaders. Working with girls in 4th through 12th grades from diverse backgrounds in Montgomery County (where immigrants represent 35% of the poorest residents), CB engages girls in school, after school, and on weekends. Through a continuum of services (from mentorship and leadership development to field trips, debates, and service projects), girls explore their identities, build character, and realize their potential. College access and success advising assist them in the critical steps toward postsecondary education, while family workshops equip parents to champion their daughters’ growth and success. These girls can break the cycle of poverty.