OUR MISSION IS TO INSPIRE GIRLS TO BE STRONG, SMART, AND BOLD.
OUR VISION IS EMPOWERED GIRLS AND AN EQUITABLE SOCIETY.
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The Girls Inc. Experience equips girls to navigate barriers and grow into healthy, educated, and independent adults.
We live in a country that systematically shuts girls out of opportunities to grow, achieve, and lead. For girls living in poverty and girls of color—who experience even greater inequities—the consequences are magnified.
1 OUT OF EVERY 5 CHILDREN IN THE UNITED STATES LIVES IN POVERTY.
1 IN 4 GIRLS IN THE UNITED STATES EXPERIENCE SEXUAL ABUSE OR ASSAULT BY AGE 17
GIRLS IN POVERTY And Girls of color ARE AT AN EVER GREATER RISK FOR SEXUAL VIOLENCE And HarassmenT
Girls of color are unduly disciplined and devalued in the classroom. Excessive punishment pushes them out of school at inordinate rates.
Girls growing up in poverty are five times more likely to be pushed out of high school before graduating than peers who are financially secure.
22% OF HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS SERIOUSLY CONSIDERED ATTEMPTING SUICIDE IN THE PAST YEAR
The Girls Inc. Experience is unique
Girls Inc. is prepared and dedicated to addressing the complex challenges Girls Face While leveraging the diverse capabilities of girls today.
Girls Inc. opens opportunities to girls today while making our society more equitable for all girls. With Girls Inc., girls grow up healthy, educated, and independent. They break the cycle of poverty and lead change in their communities.
With Girls Inc., girls establish a vital foundation of healthy habits. Girls learn to value themselves and make positive choices, ensuring they grow up—and remain—strong.
Girls Inc. girls achieve in school and beyond. In many cases, they are the first in their families to attend and graduate from college, and they pursue careers in fields that have historically shut out women and people of color.
Girls Inc. girls are resilient. They have the skills and mindsets needed to overcome serious challenges, and to set and achieve their goals.
Girls Inc. girls use their voices, stand up for what they believe in, and are role models in their schools and communities.
Girls Inc. addresses the systemic barriers that hold girls back. Girls Inc. girls are civically engaged and advocate for pro-girl policies on a local and national scale. Together, we are redefining the possibilities for girls in the Pacific Northwest