Inspiring all girls
to be strong, smart, and bold
SEPTEMBER 2020
WITH YOU IN HER CORNER...SHE WILL SUCCEED
Goleta Valley Center Becomes a Learning and Enrichment Site to Support Girls' Remote Learning
All girls deserve to learn in a safe environment to help ensure their academic progress isn’t disrupted during the pandemic

SAFE ENVIRONMENT
Girls Inc. is offering full-day remote learning support in a safe, pro-girl environment. Youth bring their remote learning devices and school materials each morning and log on to their online classes while their parents are working.

GUIDED SUPPORT
Girls are assigned to learning teams with dedicated facilitators. In these smaller groups, trained Girls Inc. staff guide students through their remote learning, helping them focus and complete their work throughout their virtual school day. 

SUPPLEMENTAL ENRICHMENT
Facilitators emphasize physical movement and creative “brain breaks” throughout the day. Strong (healthy), Smart (educated), and Bold (independent) programming supplements remote learning as the various school schedules allow.
STRONG, SMART, AND BOLD IN ACTION
Girls Inc. Joins United Way Learning and Enrichment Center Collaborative
As a member of United Way’s Learning and Enrichment Centers Collaborative, Girls Inc. is able dedicate a number of spaces at each of its locations to help serve the city’s most vulnerable populations, thanks to a grant from the United Way of Santa Barbara County. This will provide remote learning support for girls with critical needs such as homelessness, financial hardship, and parents who are essential workers. Read More
GET INVOLVED TO SUPPORT GIRLS
Proceeds directly fund Girls Inc. programs and remote learning support for girls and teens during the pandemic.
2020 CELEBRATION VIRTUAL EVENT
GIRLS TAKE THE LEAD
Thursday, October 1
5 PM (via Live Stream)

Raise a glass to resilience as our annual Celebration Luncheon goes virtual at cocktail hour this October!

Our virtual emcee and hostess will be Gwyn Lurie, CEO of Montecito Journal Media Group and Editor-in-Chief of the Montecito Journal.

ADVOCATE
Girls Inc. Joins National Nonprofits in Statement of Racial Equity and Justice
The Girls Inc. National organization and its 82 affiliates have joined other leading national nonprofits including Boys and Girls Clubs of America and the United Way in issuing a collective nonprofit statement of guiding principals to advance racial equity and justice.

The statement addresses the need for a more comprehensive approach to justice and safety that invests resources in schools, child care, mental health and other programs that contribute to healthy, strong, and safe communities.

"We commit to dismantling systemic racism, redressing past discrimination, and advancing equity within our organizations, in our communities, and in our nation - through our organizational policies and practices, in our programmatic work and by advocating for changes in public policy and law..."