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Girls Inc. of the Island City:
Changing the Statistics

Karen KenneyMessage
from our
Director,
Karen Kenney

Last year, The Pew Center released data showing that moms are now the sole or primary breadwinners in four in 10 households with children under age 18.

Whether or not this reflects your family, it is critical to think about what this means for your daughter or other girls in your life. As April is Financial Literacy Month, it is an opportunity to educate them on the importance of economic independence and model how this can be achieved. You will be promoting both their bright futures and our collective success. Read more...

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Register Now for Girls Inc. Summer Camp
For girls entering 1st-6th grade
(and at least 6 years old)

Participate in the Girls Inc. experience by attending our fun, engaging, and academically-enriching summer camps. Choose from 8 different weekly themed camps. For more information, visit our Summer Camps page or download Girls Inc.’s summer camp brochure and registration forms!

Girls Inc. of the Island City’s 50th Birthday Open House

50th Anniversary Celebration logoMay 3, 2014
1:00-5:00 p.m.
at Girls Inc.
1724 Santa Clara Avenue, Alameda

Come and help us celebrate our 50th Birthday!
Guided tours of our historical house at 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm.
Fun activities for the whole family!
Live music, refreshments, and birthday cake!
Save the Date -
50th Anniversary Gala

October 11, 2014
Sign up now for FREE Teen Passport to Success Workshop
Body Conversations (April 15 - May 20)
Body Conversations, the last workshop in our Passport to Success Workshop Series, is for high school students only. In this workshop, teens will learn how to maintain healthy boundaries and values as a basis for positive decision making. Curriculum from Girls Inc.’s Preventing Adolescent Pregnancy program will be used for this session. For more information, download the Passport to Success pamphlet and registration forms!