In This Issue...
- Alliance for Girls
- World of Girls
- Organizational Spotlight
Members: To register for events or access member-only pages, remember to sign in using your username: ##Username## and password: ##Password##
Alliance for Girls
Lunch and Learn
Anti-Human Trafficking Identification and Response
Human Trafficking is the fastest growing crime in the world, 43% of cases in California occur in the Bay Area. Direct service providers have the unique opportunity to identify and help victims. 28% of identified victims saw a health or social service provider at least once during their trafficking ordeal.
Cristy Dieterich, MPH from the San Francisco Department of Public Health-Newcomers Health Program with the Cross Bay Collaborative to Combat Human Trafficking will be presenting this session.
Join us to learn about prevention programs and policies, how to identify victims and how to link them to necessary recovery services.
Date: Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: 340 Pine Street Suite 302 San Francisco, CA 94104
Click here to register for this event.
Alliance for Girls’ 2nd Annual Conference
Click Here to Register
When: 12 - 6 PM, May 28th 2014
Where: Charles Schwab Center in San Francisco.
Alliance for Girls' annual conference is a new event designed for Bay Area girls' champions. Because together we are stronger, and thus better able to meet the complex and unique needs of girls.
Join approximately 150 leaders from the nonprofit, private and public sector for a community discussion about how best to support our girls.
Topics will include
Addressing the Wealth Gap
Encouraging Healthy Living
Ensuring Girls' Safety
Join us on May 28th and be a part of the community that is paving the way for the next generation of healthy, safe and successful women.
World of Girls
Tech shift: More women in computer science classes
Image courtesy of sfgate.com
"The gender flip first occurred last spring. It was the first time since at least 1993 - as far back as university enrollment records are digitized - that more women enrolled in an introductory computer science course. It was likely the first time ever."
March is Women’s History Month
The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of women whose commitment to nature and the planet have proved invaluable to society.