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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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TGIF: The Great IMPACT Fundraiser

September 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free
Event banner: picture of a retro tv with event details

Join IMPACT Bay Area to celebrate our important work and powerful community. Join IMPACT Bay Area on September 11, 2020 for a fun-filled Friday night to support IMPACT Bay Area’s work to empower individuals to end violence in our community. While we can’t gather as a community to celebrate, connect, and fight in person, a pandemic can’t stop our strong and empowered community! We would love to see you at our first virtual fundraiser. Help us raise $10,000 dollars to keep our…

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Salary Negotiation Workshop for Women

September 15 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free
Empowering Women in San Francisco flyer

The FRIENDS of the Commission on the Status of Women launched the Equal Pay Initiative to address the gender wage gap by offering AAUW Work Smart, a FREE salary negotiation workshop designed to give women the skills and confidence to advocate for themselves in the workplace. Participants learn how to research competitive salaries, articulate their skills, qualifications, and experience, and ask for—and get—the pay they deserve. Why it Matters: On average, women working full time in the United States are…

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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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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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#SayHerName: An evening of community healing for Black Womxn and Girls

October 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Online
Free
Event Banner: #SayHerName: An evening of community healing for Black Womxn and Girls

Welcome to an evening of community healing for Black womxn and girls co-hosted by Black Girls Brilliance (USA & South Africa) and The Black Council (Oakland, CA). During this evening we will use artistic forms of expression to honor the Black Womxn and Girls who have lost their lives to the police state (Breonna Taylor, USA), gender-based violence(Amahle Quku, South Africa), and other forms of violence that continue to threaten our lives. Globally, Black womxn and girls continue to be…

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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
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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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#SayHerName: A Conversation with Rev. Dr. Carolyn McKinstry

October 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Online
Free
Event Banner: #SayHerName: A Conversation with Rev. Dr. Carolyn McKinstry

It was September 15, 1963. Fourteen-year-old Carolyn Maull had just left the bathroom of her church in Birmingham, Alabama when a bomb exploded, killing four girls on the other side of the door. Fifty years later, she published a memoir of her experience, entitled As the World Watches: A Birmingham Survivor Comes of Age during the Civil Rights Movement. On Sunday, October 18, Rev. Dr. Carolyn Maull-McKinstry will speak with two of our Cinnamongirls about her experience, and about the…

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