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to become confident and purpose-driven leaders

Empowering Girls

Ladies of Virtue (LOV) is a transformative mentoring and leadership experience

for girls, ages 9 to 18, living in underserved communities.  

Our LOV sisters are prepared for leadership through character development, career readiness and civic engagement.

 

After graduating from high-school, with successful completion of our leadership program, participants are mentored and supported for six additional years as LOV 4 Life alumni.

Our Stories

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Zarria Bailey, 18

"One of the main reasons I LOVE LOV is because of my mentor Ashley Jones. She taught me that it is OK to be me and be the best that I can be. I really love her for that."

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Taylor Philips, 14

I love LOV because of all the support I get from the people in the program. Jamila, my mentor, other mentors and the girls."

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Mikayla Philips, 12

"I love LOV because it is a place where you can be yourself, meet new people and we are all like sisters."

Latest News

Events

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Ladies of Virtue Featured on CBS Chicago

LOV Celebrates 10 Years of Serving Chicago's Black Girls

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Ladies of Virtue Featured on WTTW's Chicago Tonight

LOV Seeks to Empower Young Women and Prepare Them for College

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LOV is a Top 100 Finalist for Chicago Innovation Awards!

Recognizing Chicago's most innovative new products and services

Events

  • Giving Tuesday
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Dec 14
    https://www.lovchicago.org/donate
    Dec 14, 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM
    https://www.lovchicago.org/donate