Author: Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles

Celebrate Black History Month

Every February, the U.S. honors icons in Black history and the Civil Rights Movement. This year, Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles hopes to draw your attention to some lesser-known leaders, who paved the way for Girl Scouts of color. The first African American troop chartered south of the Mason-Dixon Line occurred in 1932 in Virginia, when Maggie L. Walker, newspaper editor,

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Who’s That G.I.R.L.?

GSGLA Senior represents Girl Scouts on new Trefoil package Girl Scouts Senior Katelyn R. of La Verne is featured on the new packaging for the iconic Trefoil cookie. “I love that the Girl Scout Cookie boxes feature real Girl Scouts. I believe it’s good to show and be inspired by authentic experiences—real girls doing everyday

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How to get the word out about your donation drive

Girl Scouts improve their communities all year long—but during the holidays they are especially busy leading community service and Take Action projects! While these philanthropic and problem-solving activities have differences (check out this post that explains community service vs. Take Action), there’s one thing they both require: public awareness. In the winter months, donation drives

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Volunteer Spotlight: Korina

In preparation for our annual Volunteer Recognition Ceremony, we’re highlighting some of the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles volunteers who go above and beyond every day. Volunteers are the cheerleaders, guides, and mentors for girls, helping them develop essential life skills and confidence that girls will carry the rest of their lives. Meet Korina

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What to do 1 month, 1 week, and 1 day before your 5K

Thinking about signing up for your first 5K? Or, are you a seasoned runner looking for her next challenge? Use the tips below to make the most of your training time leading up to race day. And don’t forget to sign up for Family Fit Fair because, yes, the 5K run/walk is BACK! The month

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Girls get Shark Tank-style experience at Startup Weekend

Seniors and Ambassadors with big ideas and a knack for problem-solving got a chance to hone their skills at Startup Weekend, July 26-28, in Santa Monica. Participants took their ideas from pitch to product, ultimately building prototypes and presenting them to a panel of judges. The panel consisted of some big names in the business

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GSGLA bids farewell to its CEO

Resilient. Tenacious. Determined. Inspiring. These are just a few words that describe Lise L. Luttgens, CEO of Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles (GSGLA). As we say thank-you to Lise when she retires this fall, we reflect on how her leadership the last 11 years has helped build a strong, passionate council that empowers 47,000

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Yes, We Are Go-Getters, Innovators, Risk-Takers, Leaders. Yes, We Are Girl Scouts.

It’s time to celebrate the incomparable Girl Scout! To be a Girl Scout of Greater Los Angeles is to awaken your unlimited potential and lean into curiosity, creativity, and courage. It’s about being part of something bigger than yourself–being celebrated for who you are, aspiring to new heights, and being a part of a dynamic,

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42 new Girl Scout badges that’ll help you change the world

Get ready to choose your own adventure!  Girl Scouts of the USA announced 42 new Girl Scout badges and one new Journey on July 16, all of which allow girls to make their own choices about how they want to experience and influence the world. The badges enhance the organization’s existing girl-led programming, offering girls

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