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strong, smart, and bold.
through innovative programs, activities, and advocacy.
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Our Impact

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Since 1964, Girls Inc. of the Island City has empowered more than 20,000 girls in the city of Alameda to realize their potential as fearless, goal-oriented women. Through our national, research-based curriculum, girls discover the skills to live:

STRONG and healthy -- Girls Inc. girls are physically active, in charge of their own reproductive health, and have sound body image and relationships.

SMART and educated -- Girls Inc. girls are college-bound, motivated to succeed academically, and confident in STEAM fields.

BOLD and independent -- Girls Inc. girls are economically literate and are assertive, resilient advocates for themselves and others.

As Girls Inc. looks to the next 50 years, the community will continue to play a critical role in our girls’ lives, inspiring future Strong, Smart, & Bold makers and leaders! Join us.

Latest News & Events
Girls’ Program
2016-2017 School Year Registration

Registration for the 2016-2017 school year will take place during three dates in July at our main office, 1724 Santa Clara Avenue. Some of the registration forms are available in advance for you to print and fill out ahead of time. Please bring in the completed forms to one of the registration times to pay, fill out two more forms (in duplicate which cannot be done online), and formally register your girl(s). We will not take mail-in or drop-off registration. Please contact Girls Program Director, Natalie Duarte for questions.

Registration dates and times:

  • Thursday, July 7th, 4-6pm
  • Thursday, July 14th, 4-6pm
  • Thursday, July 21th, 4-6pm

Registration forms are available to download and print. Learn more about our fee structure and payment plans, and find the answers to frequently asked questions here.

Hats Off to Women Who Dare

Thanks to our extremely generous and enthusiastic attendees, sponsors, auction donors, volunteers, Board and committee members, and staff--our sold-out 17th Annual Women Who Dare luncheon was the most successful one ever! Funds raised at our event will help support innovative and transformative programs that inspire girls to be strong (healthy), smart, (educated), and bold (independent). Find out more!

Sign Up for Summer Camp!

Summer Camp PhotosEvery summer promises to be fun-filled with lots of learning and laughing.

For more information about our summer camp program, visit our Summer Camp page, download our Summer Camp Brochure and Summer Camp Field Trip Calendar, or contact Girls Program Director, Natalie Duarte.

To reserve your spot now, you may print and mail our summer camp registration forms.

Teen Program
2015-2016 Registration

Girls in grades 6-12 can sign up now for their very own Passport to Success! Passport to Success is a FREE resource series that takes place on Tuesdays from 4:00-5:30 p.m. at Girls Inc. of the Island City. The series empowers girls by enabling them to learn new information, acquire and develop skills, build self-confidence, and have fun. The series is comprised of 5 workshops that promote college readiness, self-sufficiency, leadership, personal safety, and positive decision making. For more information, download the Passport to Success pamphlet and registration forms! Questions? Contact Teen Program Director, Kaitlin O’Donnell.