of Greater Philadelphia
and Southern New Jersey
Inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold
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We’re proud that Taylor from Girls Inc of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey spoke on a panel in September at the White House on trauma-informed school discipline. Harsh, punitive school discipline practices have led to dramatic increases in rates of suspension for girls, disproportionately girls of color, and placed them at greater risk of school dropout, sexual exploitation, and entering the juvenile justice system. We're grateful to be at the table as we work with legislators to create the supports necessary for girls to thrive in school and in life.
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Thank you for making our 14th annual Strong, Smart, and Bold Breakfast a success!
The Fund For Children of The Philadelphia Foundation awards Girls Inc. a grant to support the Ambassador Club - Leadership and Community Action program.
Once again WICT Philadelphia has selected Girls Inc. of Greater Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey as their Gives Back charity of choice! Our affiliate will be recognized at the annual WICT Philly Gives Back event, on November 10, 2016. The grant will be used to support our Operation SMART STEM program. Click on the picture below to register.
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Local High School Student Selected as Girls Inc. National Scholar
Zaa’Raa Padgett, a member of Girls Inc. of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey and student at George Washington Carver High School of Engineering and Science in Philadelphia, has been chosen as a 2016 Girls Inc. National Scholar. Congratulations Zaa'Raa! Read the Press release here.