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About Us

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About The Founder

Born and raised in Bed-Stuy Brooklyn, Katrina Cooke Brownlee has the unique ability to relate to the young women she works with because she was an at-risk teen. At-risk teens are more likely to be depressed, use drugs, become involved in violent activities, go to jail, or commit suicide. Not only has Katrina overcome numerous barriers to become a successful 1st Grade Detective at the New York Police Department, she also worked in Community Affairs Youth Division in the New York Police Department. She decided to help other young women gain confidence and knowledge through mentorship and classes to lead successful, healthy lives so they will never have to go through life alone.

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Our Goals

  • Create confident young women who are motivated to better themselves and their communities.
  • Empower at-risk teens to break the cycle of interpersonal violence.
  • Build character, self-esteem, and confidence in those who feel they have no worth.
  • Foster equity and fairness in our community by providing resources for young people to be successful.

Our Values


Accountability: We take responsibility for our words and actions.

Integrity: Strong principles and moral uprightness guide us. We treat everyone with respect and dignity.

Morals: We hold ourselves to the highest standard of behavior and ethics.