Girls Inc 2On May 15th, NMR Administrative Analyst Anya Polen and Architect Jennifer Lees celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Northern Sacramento Valley chapter of Girls Inc. Nationally, the organization has been inspiring girls to be strong, smart and bold for 100 years. Girls Inc. provides free programs in Shasta and Tehama Counties that focus on encouraging girls  to take risks and master physical, intellectual and emotional challenges. The programs also address math and science education, pregnancy and drug abuse prevention, media literacy, economic literacy, adolescent health, violence prevention, and sports participation. Watch KRCR’s news coverage of the 10th anniversary to hear from Girls Inc. participants. To learn more about the Northern Sacramento Valley chapter of Girls Inc. visit their website.

 

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