Category: Leadership

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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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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G.I.R.L. 2017 Memories

The National Council Session and Convention in Columbus, Ohio were epic, bringing together hundreds of council delegates plus thousands more Girl Scouts and supporters. Among those who spoke at the Convention—G.I.R.L. 2017—were Barbara Bush and Chelsea Clinton, who co-presented with the 2017 National Young Women of Distinction (including GSGLA alumna Yue “Cherry” Ying!). Our girl

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National Council Session

Our GSGLA girl delegates have been hard at work in Columbus, participating in the National Council Session and debating initiatives related to our Girl Scout Movement. The girls detail this important part of the governance process in their latest blog post.  We started Thursday with another early morning and headed to the Convention Center while

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