Category: G.I.R.L.

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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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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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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Gold Award Girl Scout spreads love of books to juvenile inmates

Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles is proud to celebrate its largest class of Gold Award Girl Scouts, with 326 awardees. Three of those girls were selected as National Gold Award Girl Scout nominees. Their projects involved massive time commitments, ingenuity, and the ability to overcome hurdles and inspire others. Each of the three projects

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National Gold Award nominee takes on Big Tobacco

This year marks the largest class of GSGLA Gold Award Girl Scouts (326 awardees!), three of whom were selected as National Gold Award Girl Scout nominees. Their projects involved massive time commitments, ingenuity, and the ability to speak with authority to elected officials, adult professionals, and peers. Each of the three projects instigated a local

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Risk-Taker: Girl Scout Designs Rose Parade Float

Rose Parade Float

Through Girl Scouts, girls gain the confidence they need to explore their potential, take the lead, and learn from setbacks. Senior Girl Scout Catherine “Cat” G. took a leap when she entered the City of Burbank’s 2018 Rose Parade float design competition. Early in 2017, she found out the Burbank Tournament of Roses Association had

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New Year’s Resolutions for G.I.R.L.s

Being a Girl Scout gives you the power to achieve great things, and the courage to pursue positive change. As 2017 comes to an end, we look forward to the promise of a new year—and fresh opportunities for Girl Scouts to get inspired, get prepared, and get mobilized through the G.I.R.L. Agenda. How will you

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