I was in danger of not graduating, but my Girls Inc. mentors made time to talk and give me the skills I needed. Thanks to them, I graduated on time and I'm in college. Having women role models who believe in you makes all the difference." - DeLaina, 18
From the time she was seven years old, Carolin has been a Girls Inc. girl. She credits Girls Inc. of Lynn as being her family, but it’s also been a place where Carolin has learned how to respect herself, how to embrace the differences in others, and where she learned about the importance of community service. She began volunteering as a Middle School Peer Mentor, and eventually worked her way into a Peer Leader role for Part of the Solution; a Girls Inc. teen council that aims to diminish teenage alcohol and drug abuse. After seeing firsthand the importance of volunteerism, Carolin decided to pair her passion for community with her love of writing.
Today, Carolin is preparing for her first semester at Denison University in Ohio where she will study journalism.
Learn more about the Girls Inc. National Scholars.
At many Girls Inc. affiliates, graduating seniors are honored for their educational achievements with college showers, celebrations that provide girls with essential supplies and technology to prepare for their first year in college.
Meet Adwoa and Yaa, two Girls Inc. girls who are benefiting from a Girls Inc. college shower.
Join Girls Inc. in supporting critical, bipartisan legislation that redresses the massive increase in sexual violence in our military and protects those serving our nation.
Contact your Members of Congress today.
While teen births among U.S. Latinas have declined dramatically, nearly 1 in 4 will give birth before age 20. Recent research shows significant differences in risk factors between native and foreign-born Latina teens. Read more on how Latina diversity affects teen birth trends and how our Preventing Adolescent Pregnancy program helps Latinas develop critical skills and knowledge.
Learn more about this recent research.
Girls Inc. is proud to serve as a Facebook Gifts nonprofit partner. Celebrate graduations, birthdays, and other special events and show your support of Girls Inc. by making a charitable gift of $1 to $1,000.
The Girls Inc. 2012 Annual Report is available online. Thank you to our partners for making this all possible.
Girls Inc. is committed to maximizing our resources in benefit of our girls, which is why 84% of our expenses go directly to programming. Learn more here.
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