Inspiring girls to be STRONG, SMART, and BOLD
Girls Inc. of New York City inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold, delivering life transforming programs to girls and young women throughout New York City. Through education and advocacy, we prepare girls to navigate gender, economic, and social barriers to advance to a more equitable world.
GIRLS INC. BILL OF RIGHTS
Girls have the right:
To be themselves and to resist gender stereotypes.
To express themselves with originality and enthusiasm.
To take risks, to strive freely, and to take pride in success.
To accept and appreciate their bodies.
To have confidence in themselves and to be safe in the world.
To prepare for interesting work and economic independence.
THE GIRLS INC. EXPERIENCE
THE GIRLS WE SERVE
Girls Inc. of NYC serves girls ages 6–18 from diverse ethnic, racial, and socio-economic backgrounds.
45% of girls we serve are ages 12–18, reflecting our focus on working with girls during the crucial developmental years of middle and high school.
70% of program participants identify as girls of color.
Nearly 65% of the girls we serve live in families earning $30,000 or less a year, and 11% live in a household with an annual income of $10,000 or less.