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August 2019

IMPACT Teen Course

August 3, 2019 - August 4, 2019
Palo Alto Palo Alto, + Google Map

IMPACT Bay Area's 10-hour Teen Course is designed for self-identified girls ages 12-16. This course focuses on preventing stranger and peer violence while empowering students to understand, respect, and defend their own boundaries. This course gives students the opportunity to practice verbal boundary setting with strangers as well as people they know. We teach a range of physical self-defense skills practiced full force in realistic and safe scenarios against a mock assailant. This method of teaching provides the benefits of…

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Summer Away Camp For SFGC Choristers

August 4, 2019 - August 10, 2019
Rio Lindo Adventist Academy, 3200 Rio Lindo Ave
Healdsburg, CA 95448 United States
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Summer Away Camp is only available to currently-enrolled San Francisco Girls Chorus choristers. Summer Music Camp is mandatory for Levels III, IV, and the Premier Ensemble and is strongly encouraged for Level II. Recognizing the unique opportunities for personal growth that are inherent in a resident camp experience, SFGC holds its camp for seven days each summer. Choristers are involved in a vigorous musical and recreational program. The combination of a structured music program, recreational activities and a peaceful rural…

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Advocacy 101 Workshop Series

August 29, 2019 @ 8:30 am - September 26, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
The Eric Quezada Center for Culture & Politics, 518 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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In a time when the rights of girls and women are quickly being chipped away, it has become crucial to raise our voices to advocate for the world we seek. Successful advocacy campaigns require effective grassroots organizing in order to grow credible relevance in the community. More than just passing a policy, advocacy is about expanding our collective political will and elevating community energy to push a message forward. In this workshop series you’ll gain a better understanding of how…

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October 2019

Critical Conversations Business Training Certification & Workshop

October 18, 2019 - October 19, 2019

Crucial Conversations will teach skills for communicating when the stakes are high, opinions vary, and emotions run strong. This highly regarded professional development business workshop is designed around the New York Times and Washington Post Bestseller, Crucial Conversations. This two-day workshop usually costs over $3,000 per person. Through our partnership with Vaneese Johnson and Vital Smarts we are offering the two-day session for $100 per person.

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November 2019

Understanding Vicarious Trauma Workshop Series

November 5, 2019 @ 8:30 am - December 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
CA United States
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Many people who work with youth impacted by oppressive systems and attitudes can experience vicarious or secondary trauma. Vicarious trauma is the emotional residue of exposure that counselors, educators, advocates and other professionals can have from hearing trauma stories and becoming ongoing witnesses to the pain, fear, and terror that trauma survivors have endured. In this workshop series you’ll have the opportunity to learn about the effects of vicarious trauma and discover transformative methods to better manage its impact on…

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January 2020

MISSSEY Training for Educators on CSEC

January 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1000 Broadway, Ste. 300, Oakland, CA, 1000 Broadway, Ste. 300
Oakland, CA 94607 United States
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Alliance for Girls (AFG) has been working in partnership with Oakland Unified School District for over five years. Through this partnership, the Girls Collaborative was established in 2017. The Collaborative convenes district, school, and community leadership to coordinate and leverages existing resources to support girls of color in OUSD so they can accomplish their personal and professional dreams. In response to educators' interest and need for CSEC (commercially sexually exploited children) training, MISSSEY and AFG partnered to provide educators with a…

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March 2020

Voices Rise: Black Women in Leadership

March 3 @ 8:30 am - March 31 @ 2:00 pm
Oakstop14, 274 14th St
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Join us for a critical new workshop series, Voices Rise: Black Women in Leadership, in partnership with Alliance member BlackFemaleProject and led by their Founder, Precious Stroud. How can we use lessons learned from intersectional lived experiences and center the voices of those who navigate complex social structures to teach us how to lead with love, and empathize with those who represent difference in our lives? How can we use our voices to counter pervasive racism and sexism in schools,…

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September 2020

Effective Practices for Supporting Girls* Virtually

September 1 @ 10:00 am - September 22 @ 12:00 pm
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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October 2020

Ready to Lead: International Day of the Girl

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
Zoom CA United States
Event Banner: Ready to Lead: International Day of the Girl hosted by Girls Leadership.

Girls Leadership is celebrating the power and leadership of every girl. We will come together to lift each other up and reconnect to our inner leader, the part of ourselves that makes others and situations better. Join us to celebrate the ways girls are shaping the world every day, and to explore new ways to engage with the world, build community, and express yourself. At this interactive event, you will get the opportunity to try new methods of self-expression and leadership…

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Crushes & Consent (for 6th Grade Students)

October 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Zoom CA United States

Developing emotional literacy alongside social norms is an important part of navigating social relationships. In this three-part series, we will address how to name, frame, and navigate the range of feelings that can occur during and after the onset of puberty: self consciousness, crushes, romantic feelings, embarrassment, awkwardness, confusion about gender and attraction, need for peer approval, and more. We will address these topics with an eye towards establishing group norms that promote safety, joy, accountability, and consent. Topics covered…

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