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Not just homeless but also unsheltered

California is home to 31 percent of the nation’s homeless population, according to a recent report of the Department of Housing and Urban …

Homelessness

The Boy Scouts are considering integrating girls into their programs. Here's why.

Since the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts were founded in 1910 and 1912, respectively, the groups have maintained an amicable relationship. For the most …

Inventions

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Little Known Black History Fact: Sarah Bailey

Today, the Girls Scouts organization is made up of young girls from all races learning valuable life lessons, but that wasn’t always the case. The …

Black History

Girl Scouting Was Once Segregated

Has a Girl Scout knocked on your door within the last few weeks? With cookie season in full swing, it’s not unusual to see scouts on the move in …

4 Life Lessons To Take Away From Girl Scouts

Joining the Girl Scouts brings you more than badges and green vests, it teaches you valuable life lessons to use in adulthood years.

Netflix and Girl Scouts team up to get kids into STEM

Netflix has revealed a collaboration Melinda Gates would approve of. The streaming service has teamed up with Girl Scouts of the USA for a project that aims to encourage young girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math. To start with, they launched an online resource …

Girl Scouts Executive: Girls Shouldn't Pursue Perfection

The bombardment of image- and status-driven messages today’s girls and young women receive through media and our culture at large is destructive. …

Girl Scouts

Science Proves It: Girl Scouts Really Do Make the World a Better Place

For decades, Girl Scouts have pledged to make the world a better place. Now there's scientific proof that they do. After completing five hourlong …

Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts: Still Mostly White

The 104-year-old organization is having trouble recruiting black and Latina kids. Why?<p>Hillary Clinton. Madeleine Albright. Barbara Walters.* These powerful women have all shaped the course of the United States. And they have something else in common: They were all Girl Scouts.<p>The girls’ leadership …

Girl Scouts

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Leonardo DiCaprio to make Girlscout Cookies

Leonardo DiCaprio has teamed up with Girl Scouts of America and is creating Oscar shaped Girl Scout Cookies following his 2016 Oscar win.<p>Leonardo …

The Girl Scouts of Utah built impressive summer cabins without a single drop of glue

These three cabins in Utah were built using no glue, binders, adhesives, or products with volatile organic compounds. As an inaugural project of a …

Girl Scouts Chief: Americans Want to Invest in Girls--So Let's Do It Already!

<b>Anna Maria Chávez, the CEO of Girl Scouts of the USA, thinks that we have an obligation to empower girls, and that the best way to do that is by educating them. We know we agree with her—and it turns out that most Americans do too. New research from Girl Scouts shows that 81 percent of registered</b> …

Girl Scouts