Category: Girls Inc. Updates

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Our Girls Rise Gala @ home Was a Success!

On October 23 we celebrated our first ever Girls Rise Gala @ home! Our community virtually came together for the evening to celebrate the power and impact of Girls Inc. of Alameda County. Thank you to our sponsors, investors, board members, alumnae, volunteers, friends, allies, staff,…

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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 192 girls with remote programming during the summer!…

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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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