Dear Diary (DD) is a mentoring program for high school (9th-12th grade) girls of color. Visit the website at



Established in 2019, DD leads with love and uses a whole-girl approach as a means to provide support and advice using mentoring services in the areas of

  • self-esteem

  • academic achievement

  • personal development

  • professional excellence

  • family engagement

  • community service


DD is one of our newest programs funded by the Our City: Safe and Beautiful grant. This program serves girls of color on the west side of Madison and began this summer (10 youth involved).