WHAT WE DO
It is through our Service Programs that we are able to work towards fulfilling our mission. Through our Programs for Women, we are able to promote the advancement of the status of women. Through our advocacy and by providing resources for the Prevention of Domestic Violence, we are able to raise awareness and provide access for those individuals who are at risk. Through our international projects, we strive for a global advancement of human rights.
PROGRAMS / SERVICES
SIA new global program for girls. Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls will help girls grow up to be strong, successful, happy adults. Dream It, Be It targets girls in secondary school who face obstacles to their future success. It provides girls with access to professional role models, career education and the resources to live their dreams. Soroptimist clubs will work in partnership with girls in small groups or a conference setting to provide them with the information and resources they want and need to be successful. The topics covered include career opportunities, setting and achieving goals, overcoming obstacles to success and how to move forward after setbacks or failures.
The Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards (formerly the Women’s Opportunity Awards) assists women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects.
The SI Pomona/ Claremont Health Professions Scholarship is a $500.00 award for a student pursuing a career as a Dentist who has achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and who has significantly demonstrated need.
SI Pomona Claremont supports the mission of Crossroads — to provide housing, education, support, counseling, and employment training for women who have been incarcerated, and lead them to a life of self-sufficiency.
First GS troop in PUSD with 25 members. Established in 2014 by WesternU American Association of Women Dentists Club.
SI Pomona Claremont partners with Pomona Valley Hospital and other local service organizations to provide free and low-cost health screenings, immunizations, and education are provided to the community.
Collection of food and goodies at Thanksgiving and Christmas, distributed to 6 families that are identified from the Early Head Start Program.
The Soroptimist Redwood Grove was conceived as a special project to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of Soroptimist International. On September 30, 1971, the Redwood Grove was dedicated and 50 trees were planted. The grove is a partnership with the city of Pomona Park Department.
SI Pomona Claremont supports Project Sister’s mission to provide comprehensive services to children and adults in southern California who have been sexually assaulted.
Natural disasters are a tragedy in their own right, but because women occupy a more tenuous position in society prior to disaster, they are the worst hit. When disaster strikes, women lack mobility and access to resources, have increased family responsibilities, and are susceptible to physical danger.