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February 26th, 2014

Yes I’m a Girl & Yes I Can

Girls Inc.

This week, CoverGirl unveiled a new advertising campaign called #GirlsCan. Although marketers of course would hope this campaign will boost sales for CoverGirl products, they never mention one product in the advertisement. There is no mention of a mascara that will make your eyelashes look like wings. No mention of a concealer that will hide […]

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February 25th, 2014

February Challenge: Learning to Love Your Body, Part 3

Girls Inc.

We spend a lot of time teaching our girls that it’s important to be your own friend first. Every girl has a different reason for why it’s important to accept herself, but the common denominator is, “If I can’t love myself I will never love anyone else, even my best friend.” As we find ourselves […]

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February 21st, 2014

February Challenge: Learning to Love Your Body, Part 2

Girls Inc.

We spend a lot of time teaching our girls that it’s important to be your own friend first. Every girl has a different reason for why it’s important to accept herself, but the common denominator is, “If I can’t love myself I will never love anyone else, even my best friend.” As we find ourselves […]

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February 13th, 2014

February Challenge: Learning to Love Your Body

Girls Inc.

We spend a lot of time teaching our girls that it’s important to be your own friend first. Every girl has a different reason for why it’s important to accept herself, but the common denominator is, “If I can’t love myself I will never love anyone else, even my best friend.” As we find ourselves […]

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February 12th, 2014

Why Girls Love Girls Inc.

Girls Inc.

We want to share the love this Valentine’s Day. The girls in our Work It Out programs spend six weeks working to become stronger in friendship skills and learning to deal with difficulties in friendships. At the end of the program, they share what they feel is the most important thing they learned. These are […]

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February 12th, 2014

Inside Look: Becoming Your Own Friend First

Girls Inc.

Each month this year we will feature an inside look into what Girls Inc. programs look like for the girls participating. You know that we work with girls to help them develop healthy body image, learn to manage conflict in friendships, become savvy and critical consumers of media, and so much more. But unless you […]

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February 12th, 2014

Featured Volunteer Partnership: IU School of Nursing

Girls Inc.

Every school year, Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis has the pleasure of partnering with great local groups and corporate organizations to serve girls together. The impact is magnified when an organization or group comes back year after year to aid in our efforts to empower girls to be strong, smart, & bold. With the help […]

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February 12th, 2014

Featured Supporter: Circle of Sisterhood Foundation

Girls Inc.

In the Girls Inc. Economic Literacy program, girls learn about money management and practice skills that will help them take control of their financial future. The program also encourages girls to consider the level of education they will need to achieve their personal and financial goals. Charleigh, age 10, discovered that being financially self-sufficient means […]

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February 12th, 2014

Girls Inc. Partners with Comcast, Dungy Family Foundation

Girls Inc.

At Girls Inc., we know that Internet access is an important tool for success in school. We’re proud to partner with the Dungy Family Foundation and Comcast to help bridge the digital divide. (The Dungy Family Foundation includes our wonderful Touchstone Honoree Dr. Lauren Dungy-Poythress and her brother Tony Dungy.) Comcast’s Internet Essentials program helps […]

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February 12th, 2014

“Bey” Aware–Questionable Lyrics and Beyoncé

Girls Inc.

Last week a volunteer brought to my attention an event set to occur on the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence’s (NRCDV) blog talk radio channel. This event would discuss Beyoncé’s embrace of modern feminism, the use of domestic violence related lyrics in her hit song “Drunk In Love,” and how these controversial topics might […]

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