12 June 2017

she met Lyn Pentecost, PhD, the Girls Club's founder and executive director, who was her professor in a course called "Urban Schools in Crisis." Pentecost became Dembrow's mentor, and asked if she wanted to be a part of a club she was starting for girls in the Lower East Side. There were already three full-service boy’s clubs in the neighborhood, and they wanted the same opportunity for girls. Dembrow said, "Yes, please."


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