What's Happening at Girls Inc.

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International Day of the Girl

We observe International Day of the Girl – an acknowledgement of the challenges and barriers that persist for girls and a celebration of their leadership and their power—and dedicate our work to making every day a celebration of girls and gender-expansive youth. Read More »
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Indigenous Peoples’ Day

We honor the perseverance and courage of Indigenous peoples and show gratitude for their contributions to our world. Our office and areas of operation are on the ancestral and unceded territory of the Chochenyo-speaking Muwekma tribe of the Ohlone people who continue to live, work and thrive here. Read More »
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Benefit, BART & DPR Expose Girls to Career Opportunities

Our field trips and partner-hosted activities build upon our intentionality to connect girls with a network of supportive women and with future opportunities. They enable girls to both see how their current studies can be applied to specific career paths and gather new  insights about particular paths and how they could pursue that career if they are interested. 2023 Girls Summit Encourages Girls…

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Welcome to our Second Cohort of Expanded Learning Apprentices!

Join us in welcoming our second cohort of Expanded Learning Apprentices! Fifteen new apprentices joined this two-year, first-of-its-kind program in California in the Expanded Learning/Afterschool sector. The program’s earn-and-learn structure provides the opportunity to start or advance a career in Expanded Learning/Afterschool Programs through paid work and professional development training…

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Strong, Smart & Bold Self-Defense Workshop

Boundary setting, personal safety and physical self-defense skills? Check. Thanks to Impact Bay Area, a local, mission-aligned organization that teaches self-defense in a safe, empowering environment. Part of our mission of inspiring all girls to be Strong, Smart & Bold includes focusing on their physical well-being and their right to…

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College Tours 2023
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Overnight College Tours

Our rising high school seniors went on a weekend trip to visit UC Santa Cruz, Cal State Monterey Bay, and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo! Due to time and financial constraints, campus visits are not always possible for our youth and their families, but they can greatly influence a student’s…

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Women of Impact June Breakfast

At our second-ever Women of Impact Breakfast, our own Celene Alva, Literacy Specialist, and Eva Gutierrez Cahill, School-Based Program Manager, led a discussion on how our program demographics mirror the demographics of students experiencing the largest opportunity gap in the Oakland Unified School District. In this session they focused on…

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