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May 2020

Virtual Members Meeting

May 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual
Free
Virtual Members Meeting Banner with a group photo from our February 2020 Members Meeting

Join us on Tuesday, May 26th, for our (virtual) Members Meeting, one of Alliance for Girls*' hallmark events where more than 100 members of AFG (including service providers, community leaders, parents/caregivers, girls, and other girls' champions) come together to learn from one another and inform the direction of the Alliance. REGISTER  HERE The COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted our communities and amplified deep inequities in our systems, and the need to center girls and gender-expansive youth, as well as the…

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July 2020

Centering Girls* in a COVID-19 Response Town Hall

July 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free
Centerin Girls Town Hall Banner

Join Alliance for Girls* and Black Girls Brilliance for a digital town hall centering girls’ needs amid COVID-19. This space is led by and for girls to have their own space to share their experiences, challenges, and hopes during this crisis. We encourage girls' champions, community leaders, and adult allies to join the call to listen to the voices of youth. Topics discussed include access to basic needs, online learning, financial support, reproductive needs, and gender-based violence. Our featured speakers…

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August 2020

Zoom/Facebook Live with Lateefah Simon

August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free
Promotional banner for AFG's FB Live with Lateefah Simon

In this livestream, Alliance for Girls*’ Founding Executive Director Emma Mayerson and Lateefah Simon, President of the Akonadi Foundation and the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Board of Directors, will discuss the importance of putting girls, particularly Black girls and girls of color, at the center of the COVID-19 crisis, and our efforts to coordinate a statewide response to ensure their needs are met. Participants will have the opportunity to submit questions. RSVP Here: https://bit.ly/AFGLive *"Girls" refers to gender-expansive youth…

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September 2020

Effective Practices for Supporting Girls* Virtually

September 1 @ 10:00 am - September 22 @ 12:00 pm
Zoom
Free – $60
Image: Event banner for workshop series, Effective Practices for Supporting Girls Virtually, September 1-22, 2020. Colorful cartoon images of girls and gender-expansive youth connecting and chatting virtually.

As girls*’ service providers, educators, and champions, we find ourselves grappling with a myriad of questions and challenges intensified by COVID-19 and physical distancing measures, including: How do we reach girls who have limited to no access to internet and/or a safe space? How do we design virtual experiences that are engaging and fun and respond to intersectional identities of girls and gender-expansive youth? How can we continue to promote girls’ safety, leadership, and sense of belonging amid COVID-19? What…

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Give Public Comment & Show Up for Girls* in Santa Clara County

September 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Give Public Comment & Show Up for Girls* in Santa Clara County on September 22, 1:30-3pm PT.

Join us for a critical opportunity to show up for girls* by giving public comment and support our recommendations for Santa Clara County to provide access to period products for girls and gender-expansive youth, childcare resources, and stigma-free support for young mothers. Over the last few months, Alliance for Girls has been working with our members, including the Young Women's Freedom Center, Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, and the Santa Clara County Office of Women's Policy, to advocate for resources and…

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In Solidarity Conversations: California

September 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Online
Free
In Solidarity Conversations: California Event Banner

These are confusing and complicated times for everyone with COVID-19, the resulting economic crisis, and the recent protests and uprisings in reaction to the murders of Breonna Taylor, Nina Pop, Tony McDade, and George Floyd and ongoing racism in the United States. While all of this has caused a tremendous shift and uncertainty for our nation as a whole, these crises uniquely and disproportionately impact communities of color, their families, and their communities across the country. As our communities heal…

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October 2020

Metro Talks: Advancing Gender Equity on Transportation

October 1 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Facebook, YouTube
Free
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At a time when BIPOC women, girls, transgender and gender non-conforming people are facing the brunt of the burdens of operating transit under COVID-19, how might we emerge with a transportation system and career sector welcoming to women and girls? Join us for a conversation on what a safe and equitable transit system accessible for women and girls can look like in the Bay Area. Hosted by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), this event will feature speakers including: Haleema Bharoocha,…

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Day of the Girl Celebration

October 9 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free
Day of the Girl Celebration banner, October 9, 3:30-5pm

Join us for a virtual Day of the Girl celebration and party, co-hosted by the San Francisco Department on the Status of Women, to celebrate the official release of Alliance for Girls*' inaugural #GirlsPolicyAgenda, the first youth-led policy platform of its kind for the Bay Area and California! Together with an AFG-led coalition of Alliance members, youth leaders, and the community, AFG hosted 6 community events in the past year to develop our policy recommendations, gathering input from 200 people…

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Together We Ride: Ending Gendered Violence on Public Transit

October 12 @ 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free
Together We Ride Event Email Banner

Join us for a celebration of our girl* leaders. Over the last year, Alliance for Girls has been working in partnership with BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit), Betti Ono, The Unity Council, Black Girls Brilliance and other community-based organizations to develop a comprehensive gender equity action plan to increase safety from gender based violence. Since February 2020, we have been developing this work with partners and are excited to share and celebrate the progress we have made! We'll hear from…

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Policy Briefing: Shaping Gender-Based Violence Prevention Policy Amid COVID-19

October 15 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free
Policy Briefing Event Banner

Join us for a briefing on the needs of women, girls, transgender and gender non-conforming people in California as they grapple with the impacts of COVID-19 and domestic violence. During this session, youth leaders, survivors, advocates, and elected officials will speak to the expressed needs of this demographic and share policy solutions. This session is intended for policymakers and their staff at all levels. This informative briefing is co-hosted by California Partnership to End Domestic Violence, the Santa Clara County Office of…

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