Category: Volunteers

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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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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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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