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About Us

The Goddess Project is a Brooklyn-based initiative committed to empowering young women of color aged 13 to 29. Our mission is to create a safe, nurturing, and inclusive space where these young women can access comprehensive, free or low-cost sexual and reproductive health services.

At The Goddess Project, we firmly anchor our principles in respect, equity, and resilience. We hold a steadfast belief that every young woman should have access to quality healthcare and resources for a healthy, fulfilling life. Our dedication lies in offering personalized care that empowers and uplifts the diverse women we serve.

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Our Philosophy: 

At The Goddess Project, our philosophy is rooted in respect, equity, and resilience. We believe every young woman deserves access to quality healthcare and resources, enabling them to lead healthy, fulfilling lives. We are driven by the principles of inclusivity, cultural sensitivity, and community engagement. We understand that everyone's journey is unique, and we are committed to providing personalized care that empowers and uplifts the diverse young women we serve. We advocate for open dialogue, informed decision-making, and continuous learning, ensuring that our services are responsive to the ever-evolving needs of our community. By promoting sexual and reproductive health, education, and well-being, we aim to contribute to a brighter future for the young women of Brooklyn. 

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What We Provide

Sexual health clinics, especially those catering to women, provide a range of specialized services and resources, including: 

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Gynecological Examinations:

Gynecological Examinations: To monitor and maintain women's reproductive health, offering comprehensive gynecological exams, including pelvic and breast exams. 

2

Pap Smears:

Conduct regular Pap smears to screen for cervical cancer and provide early detection and treatment. 

3

Breast Health Services:

Providing breast health services, including breast exams and mammograms for breast cancer screening. 

4

Family Planning and Contraception:

Providing breast health services, including breast exams and mammograms for breast cancer screening. 

5

Pregnancy Testing and Counseling:

Conducting pregnancy testing and offering counseling on pregnancy options and prenatal care. 

6

Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Testing and Treatment

Testing for STIs such as chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, and offering treatment or referrals when needed. 

7

Preventive Services:

Administering vaccines for human papillomavirus (HPV) to prevent cervical cancer and other related conditions. 

8

General Afferming Care:

Provide hormone therapy for women of trans experience.

9

Menstrual Health:

Addressing concerns related to menstruation, including irregular periods, heavy bleeding, and other menstrual health issues. 

10

Sexual Health Education:

Providing education and resources on sexual health, safe sex practices, and preventive measures specific to women's health. 

11

Perinatal and Postpartum Care:

Offering care and support during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period. 

12

Domestic and Sexual Violence Support: 

Offering resources and support for women experiencing domestic or sexual violence. 

13

Sexual Health Counseling:

Providing counseling and support for women on issues related to sexual health, relationships, and sexual orientation.

14

Confidentiality and Privacy:

Ensuring a safe and confidential environment for women seeking sexual and reproductive health services. 

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Workshops/Events:  

The Goddess Project with a particular emphasis on women's well-being, offer a spectrum of specialized services, including comprehensive workshops and events uniquely designed for girls and women. These services aim to empower and inform, focusing on various aspects of sexual and reproductive health. Some key components include:

Workshops for Women's Empowerment: Tailored workshops, such as "SISTA" (Sisters Informing Sisters on topics about AIDS) and "Willow" (Women involved in life learning from other women), provide a nurturing environment for girls and women to learn and share experiences. These workshops offer a platform to discuss vital topics, including AIDS awareness, safe sex practices, and other essential aspects of sexual health. 
 

Educational Events for Girls and Women: The clinic hosts engaging and educational events that are thoughtfully crafted to address the unique concerns of girls and women. These events create a safe and supportive space for discussions on topics like reproductive health, sexual wellness, and overall well-being. 

 

Counseling and Support Services: Beyond workshops and events, the clinic provides counseling and support services specific to the needs of women. This may include guidance on sexual health, family planning, prenatal care, and menopausal health. 

 

Community Outreach: To better serve the community, the clinic actively engages in community outreach efforts. These outreach programs provide access to critical health information, services, and resources for girls and women in underserved areas. 

 

Collaborative Support: Collaborations with other organizations, both local and national, enable the clinic to broaden its impact. By working together, they offer comprehensive support and access to a wide range of resources for women. 
 

These services collectively aim to enhance the lives of girls and women by providing not only medical care but also education, empowerment, and a supportive community. By addressing the unique needs and challenges women face, the clinic plays a pivotal role in promoting holistic well-being and sexual health for girls and women. 
 

HOW TO GET INVOLVED: 

Thank you for expressing interest in our program, The Goddess Project, dedicated to empowering young women of color in Brooklyn through sexual and reproductive health services and support. 

 

By getting involved with us, you become an essential part of a community that's committed to making a positive impact on the lives of young women. Here's how you can contribute: 

Volunteer:

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Volunteer

Join us as a volunteer to help with workshops, events, and community outreach. Your time and expertise can make a significant difference in the lives of the young women we serve.

Spread Awareness

Share our mission with your network, both online and offline. Increasing awareness can help us connect with those who may need our services and support. 

Attend Workshops and Events:

Participate in our workshops and events, like 'SISTA' and 'Willow.' Your presence can encourage and inspire the young women we work with. 

Advocate:

Participate in our worBe an advocate for sexual and reproductive health awareness and education. Help break down stigmas and promote open discussions.kshops and events, like 'SISTA' and 'Willow.' Your presence can encourage and inspire the young women we work with. 

Collaborate: 

If you or your organization share a similar mission or goals, let's explore collaborations that can amplify our impact. 

Your involvement can be a catalyst for change, empowering the next generation of young women. Together, we can create a safer, more informed, and supportive community.

 

We look forward to welcoming you to The Goddess Project and working together for a brighter future. 

Zenobia Bholai, (She/Her)

 

Young Women's Program Coordinator

Goddess Project 

Health & Education Alternatives for Teens (HEAT) Program

SUNY Research Foundation & Downstate Health Sciences University

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