Monthly Archives: March 2013

Born Brave Bus in NYC, Chicago

I’m thrilled to be in New York City this weekend with the Born Brave Bus Tour! This mobile youth empowerment project has become a flagship initiative of the Born This Way Foundation (BTWF), which was founded in 2011 by Lady … Continue reading

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Target Bullying on the Big Ten Network

We hope you’ll check out the Big Ten Network tomorrow (Wednesday) at 11 p.m. CST for an episode of LiveBIG featuring the Target Bullying Intervention Program! The episode will also delve into the TeamMates Mentoring Program, which was created by … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Empowerment Initiative!

In brainstorming the name that now graces this initiative and its website, I thought a lot about the word “empowerment.” What does it really mean?  According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, “empower” is a verb that means “to promote the self-actualization … Continue reading

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