Category: Girls Inc. Updates

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Inspiring Girls to be STRONG at Home

During this time of COVID, Alameda County schools have adopted remote learning initiatives and our girls are attending school from home. This pivot to remote schooling comes with a new set of challenges, including our girls not getting the physical activity of moving across campus from one classroom to the…

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Our Remote Summer!

Each year our girls look forward to exciting summer programs with Girls Inc. of Alameda County. This summer we got creative and provided all of our intentional programs remotely. Our staff, along with 112 volunteers from the community and local companies, served 220 girls with remote programming during the month…

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Response To Community In The Wake Of Police Brutality

Dear Girls Inc. of Alameda County Community, We stand in solidarity with the movement for racial justice. The murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor are some of the latest tragic outcomes of ongoing structural and systemic racism that, in conjunction with the global health pandemic that…

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Summer Programming Right Around the Corner

During the summer months, Girls Inc. of Alameda County engages girls in a variety of programs, from academic engagement to STEAM learning to leadership development and college prep. Girls entering grades 1-11 in the fall need our programming, and even in the face of Covid-19, our programming is ready. Girls…

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Girls Inc. of Alameda County Always Hard at Work

While our programs are suspended during the Oakland Unified school closure, Girls Inc. program staff have shifted gears and are participating in intensive professional development. With training sessions set up via videoconferencing, staff are increasing their skills in STEM learning, equity practices, trauma response, and literacy. Even though our staff…

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Girls Inc. Girls Win Over $85,000 in Scholarships

Four scholars from Girls Inc. of Alameda County have won scholarships in the 2020 Girls Inc. National Scholarship Competition! Kayla J., Gladys V., Jacky T., and Lin Z. received a total of $65,000 to be used toward college tuition. With over 100 applications coming from all over the United States…

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Girls Driven to Learn About Careers in STEM

This November, Girls Inc. middle school girls built electric motors during an innovative field trip to Tesla, Inc. Tesla is committed to solving big problems, and in order to do that they need diverse team members to bring different perspectives and ideas to the table. Tesla is encouraging underrepresented groups,…

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