Abingdon Press is pleased to offer Daughters of Imani: Christian Rites of Passage for African American Young Women by Rev. Richelle White, the creator of a comprehensive mentoring program for African American girls ages 8-18 that ran for nine years at a prominent African American church. This Planning Guide will provide step-by-step guidelines for setting up a mentoring and rites of passage program for your church. The curriculum in the Planning Guide will help you bolster self-esteem; encourage peer, family, and community interactions; explore career development; and address topics that impact the survival of the 21st century African American female. Eight multiple-session Bible lessons that focus on life concerns and feature female biblical characters are also available in Daughters of Imani Bible Study for Young Women by Rev. Richelle White and Rev. Tamara Lewis. Additionally, This complete package will give you everything you need to build up the faith of your churchâ€™s young women!