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October 22nd, 2013

Melissa McCarthy on the Cover of Elle–the Coat Controversy

Girls Inc.

The skinny actress debate continues, this time with one of the leading comedians in Hollywood, Melissa McCarthy. The newest publication of ELLE Magazine includes a front page cover of Melissa fully covered in a stylish fall coat. Critics are saying that other famous actresses who have graced the cover of ELLE have been dressed in […]

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October 19th, 2013

Featured Supporter: Fairbanks Foundation

Girls Inc.

Girls Inc. Economic Literacy® programs engage girls ages 6-18 in fun, age-appropriate activities that improve their money management skills and encourage them to set education and career goals for their future. After participating in a Girls Inc. Economic Literacy® program, Amari, age 10, is better prepared to make smart financial decisions. “I learned that using […]

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October 18th, 2013

Meet Van Hoang, Volunteer Program Facilitator

Girls Inc.

Since joining Girls Inc. in October of 2012, Van Hoang has demonstrated that she is not only reliable, but passionate. You can see Van’s passion for the Girls Inc. mission both when she has in-depth conversations with the girls in her programs and when she invites others to events focused on women’s issues. She is […]

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October 10th, 2013

Katniss–Warrior for Healthy Body Image

Girls Inc.

This week actress Jennifer Lawrence has gotten a lot of attention for her comments about being called fat and told to diet early in her acting career–comments she says she still gets, even after the success and fame that came from her Oscar-nominated role as Katniss in The Hunger Games. “In Hollywood, I’m obese. I’m […]

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