Girls Inc. of the Island City:
Changing the Statistics
Who made a difference in your life? Who inspired you to be and do your very best, overcome obstacles, and dream big?
For so many of us, having someone who supported our aspirations, gave guidance, and made us realize our value just by sharing their time had a profound effect. For those of us who have played this role for a child, we know the rewards extend farther than we ever could have anticipated. Read more...
The 2014 Women Who Dare Awards and Luncheon will kick off Girls Inc. of the Island City's 50th Anniversary by celebrating the strides women and girls have made over the past 5 decades. Girls Inc. will celebrate its past and usher in the future by recognizing a current teen participant and several women who participated in its programs since its inception in 1964. Read more...
Co-Sponsored by Alameda Recreation and Parks District and Girls Inc. of the Island City, this year's theme is a "Western Hoedown Party". This party is for girls currently in kindergarten to 5th grades and their fathers (or other favorite male role models). Activities include music, square/line dancing, and arts and crafts projects. Registration ends on Thursday, January 24, 2014 or until the event sells out. For more information, download the Father Daughter Party flyer and registration form.
In this Leadership workshop, girls will cultivate their own leadership abilities based on their skills and talents and participate in a Meet-to-Mentor event on February 4, 2014 with extraordinary women working in our community. For more information, download the Passport to Success pamphlet and registration forms!
Job shadow sponsors were Alameda Hospital, Alameda Municipal Power, Alameda Orthopedic & Sports Therapy, Alameda Pediatric Dentistry, Alameda Police Department, Harbor Bay Club, HKIT Architects, Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist Tracy Zollinger, L.Ac., Lilac Dress Boutique, Old Navy, Park Centre Animal Hospital, Rock Wall Wine Company, and the office of District Attorney Nancy O'Malley.