Kareemah Rose, Grants Program Coordinator for Girl Scouts of North East Ohio (GSNEO) received the Caring Adult MyCom Youth Voice Award on Thursday, November 19, 2015 in honor of her dedication and service to girls living in public housing managed by the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA).
Through a partnership between GSNEO and CMHA, Kareemah provides girls with the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, including after school activities, take action projects, and camping. More than 300 Girl Scouts have been impacted through the partnership and Kareemah’s efforts.
“Kareemah is very deserving of this award,” said GSNEO Chief Executive Officer Jane Christyson. “To these girls, she is more than a Girl Scout representative - she is their role model. The passion she brings to her work to empower girls to reach their full potential is an inspiration to us all.”
Working with youth comes naturally to Kareemah. Her caring, supportive, and kind demeanor enables her to build strong bonds with the girls that keep them coming back.
“The girls have a choice to be a part of my program – and they do. I’m honored the girls allow me to come in,” said Kareemah.
The Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE) is a program that gives girls the opportunity to discover, connect, and take action (Girls discover their inner strength, gain practical life skills and seek challenges; develop healthy relationships, advance diversity, and connect with o...