March 6, 2014
Newsletter #2





Register for a Lunch and Learn Event Today!


Tuesday, Mar. 18  
Anti-Human Trafficking Identification & Response



Thursday, Apr. 17    
Talking to Girls about Media Messages

Wednesday May 28
Alliance for Girls' Annual Conference

In This Issue...

  1. Alliance for Girls
  2. World of Girls
  3. Organizational Spotlight
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                                   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
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Alliance for Girls’ 2nd Annual Conference

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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

                                                     Speakers Include

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

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"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."
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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.
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If you are interested in having your organization featured in our Organizational Spotlight please contact Ana Aguilar.

Organizational Spotlight: AAUW SF


At Alliance for Girls' 2nd Annual Conference, Cathy Corcoran, President of AAUW of San Francisco, will present AAUW's recent study titled Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School

This study presents the most comprehensive research to date on sexual harassment in schools, grades 7–12. "I already knew sexual harassment was prevalent before reading this study, but I had no idea how prevalent," Cathy explained, "It is critical that the community know more about this issue and start taking necessary steps to protect our girls."

AAUWSF sent a copy of Crossing the Line's executive summary to every middle and high school in San Francisco. Cathy hopes the report will be used as an educational tool for teachers and school administrators. Understanding the subtleties, cultural implications and online manifestations of sexual harassment will help teachers and service providers recognize the signs and stop harassment before it starts. 

AAUWSF's mission is to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. 

To learn more about AAUW click here.

Alliance for Girls
340 Pine St, Ste. 302
San Francisco, 94104 415-341-9390

Alliance for Girls champions the leaders and voices that support young women and girls.