About the Program
Through public speaking opportunities, hands-on project based learning and passionate mentoring we see our ladies lose their nervousness and become more confident about who they are and what they stand for.
Date & Time
October - May
Every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the Month
1:30 - 4:30pm
Returning participants - $25
New participants - $35 (includes LOV shirt)
Bronzeville Classical Academy
8 W. Root St.
Chicago, IL. 60609
GEMS (4th to 8th grade)
QUEENS (9th to 12th grade)
Registration for Returning Participants Only
$25 (Due Aug 31st)
Ladies of Virtue participants should:
Be in 4th to 12th grade (or ages 9 to 18)
Able to attend the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each session from 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Maintain good attendance (can only miss 6 sessions)
Complete service learning project
Complete LOV success tracker with their mentor
Attend 2 of 3 rehearsals and participate in the recognition ceremony
Prior to joining Ladies of Virtue, potential participants must attend a mandatory information session and an interview (held in September). We do not select girls based on academic achievements. Decisions are based on willingness to participate in all LOV activities, interview, commitment, positive attitude and the number of spots available for the upcoming year.
During our 9-month program year, LOV Participants:
Complete 35+ hours in leadership development training
Have opportunity to attend 3+ college tours (6th to 12th grade)
Exposed to 5+ different careers
Earn 12+ service learning hours (throughout the course of two months, participants research, plan and implement a project that is beneficial to their communities)
Receive LOV Butterfly journal and new participants receive t-shirt
Partnered with mentor devoted to her success
Have access to LOV’s network of mentors
Placed to summer jobs/internships (ages 16+)
New participants should submit payment after September 18th interview. Registration for New Participants includes
LOV T-Shirt $35.
Returning participants who need a LOV T-Shirt should use this link as well.