Category: Sisterhood

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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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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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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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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