Non-Profit 501-C3 Organization

Equip Women and Girls with the knowledge and skills to protect themselves!

our mission:

We all came help with these issues, but will YOU??

teen dating violence

Girls and young women between the ages of 16 and 24 experience the highest rate of intimate partner violence — almost triple the national average.

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Palmetto Youth Connection (PYC) dba  Ladies Armed With Knowledge (LAWK) mission to provide women and girls ages 12-Up with knowledge to keep them safe when it comes to Bullying, Sex Trafficking , Teen Dating Violence and Personal Safety, while at the same time promoting increased educational attainment, leadership development, character education and community involvement.  Palmetto Youth Connection recognizes the value in all women and girls by believing that each deserves an opportunity to achieve her potential and live a life which is defined by personal responsibility, achievement and a sisterhood community to get them through life's bumps in the road.   Together we foster respect for all WOMEN AND GIRLS and a brighter future for today’s and tomorrows women.




Where there are WOMEN in need, we’ll be there lending a hand, a smile,  KNOWLEDGE and an encouraging word.



catfight self defense

Catfight Self Defense is for women-only course begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and risk avoidance, while progressing on to the basics of catfight self defense.

teen suicide

Teen suicide is a growing health concern. It is the third-leading cause of death for young people ages 15 to 24.

Sex Trafficking

Sex trafficking is a form of modern slavery that exists throughout the United States and globally.