Girls Fly! Compton

U.S. Tennis Association of So. CA - Welcome To Girls Fly!

Mayor Aja Brown Welcomes the USTA Wheelchair Tennis Experience!

Girls Fly! Compton The Global Call To Action for Women & Girls
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Thank You USTA Southern California Wheelchair Representatives!

Learn more about the fabulous work of USTA Wheelchair Tennis

Day 8 - Part 2: Wheelchair Tennis

Athens Park - Located just east of the 110, close to the El Segundo off- ramp.

Monday, Feb. 16th, 9:30am-12:30pm

12603 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90061

Wheelchair tennis is one of the forms of tennis adapted for those who have disabilities in their lower bodies. Join us! Meet women of all ages and levels who are making tennis a dream come true.

Arrival Time: 9:00 a.m.

Departure: 11:30 a.m.

Email Contact:

For questions on the day of event call (562) 883-2782

Volunteers arrive at 8:30.

Rebecca Hare Cokley: "Why This Project is Important"

Mayor Aja Brown, City of Compton

It is an honor and privilege to host the national launch of Girls Fly! in the City of Compton. Girls Fly! is an empowerment program that encourages women and girls from all age groups and all walks of life. Girls Fly! emboldens women and girls to experience the power of their dreams through amazing community-base personal experiences in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) activities.

Please join us!

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Previous Girls Fly! Guest - Jessica Cox - Pilot Without Arms

Pilot Jessica Cox on Inside Edition
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Saturday, March 14, 2015 Locations Vary with Experiences

  • Girls Fly! is for EVERY girl, ages 10-85+ (Girls under 10 must be accompanied by an adult to the off-site iFly! Dream experiences).
  • General Times: 8:30 to Noon (Culinary Arts is at 2:00).
  • Paid Registration Required
  • Limited Number of Scholarships are available if registered by February 20, 2015.
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Know It 2 Own It Rebecca Cokley, National Council on Disability

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  • Inspire your daughters, granddaughters - Ages K-21
  • Girls will require transportation to different location than their guardians.
  • Little House women will meet at the Compton Community Center
  • Girls will be assigned to locations above based on Girls Fly! experiences, e.g. equestrian, aviation, culinary arts, etc.

Meet Other Dream Releasers (Our Partners)

TAM Promo Documentary
Chef Tech Cooking School
A Day With The Compton Jr Posse

Meet Lt. La' Shanda Holmes - Black History is Women's History & Girls Fly! with TAM Partners

‫اولین زن سیاهپوست خلبان هلیکوپتردرگارد ساحلی آمریکا

Girls Fly! Mission Statement

Girls Fly! Mission – Personal impact, at local levels, advancing women and girls globally.

Our Goal:

  • To make one female smile tears of joy because she has clarity tied to her most personal dreams.

  • To help her unlock her heart.
  • To help her hear the wisdom of the voice within.
  • To help her have a clearer path to her dreams.

  • To help her smile because she knows that the longings of her heart are safe to pursue, no matter how old, young or unable she may feel.
  • To help her see flying with STEAM is an option (science, technology, engineering, art, math).

  • To help her be financially literate.
  • To help her give big and boldly.
  • To help her know that her life has value.

  • To help her understand the power of belief, faith, hope and love.
  • To help convince her that she was created for more.

To help her smile because she is not alone.