Beyond masks and Lysol, we need to meet the Social-Emotional Needs of our Students. Here’s where to start. Reopening our schools and youth-serving organizations may seem like a daunting task. The unknowns are innumerable, the risks are real, and the concept of “normal” is no longer applicable. Aside from distancing protocols, sanitizing routines, and enforcing …

Dear Friends, We are grieving. Our Black colleagues, moms, caregivers, teachers, and partners are not okay. We at Girls Leadership stand with the Black communities across the country to fight injustice and institutionalized racism. We commit to fight harder to support our girls, families, and teachers of color. We will use our platform to address …

Learn how positive experiences in the body have the power to system-override negative ones. “Trauma is in the body, not the event.” When a gazelle encounters a lion, what does she do? She runs! She processes the threat, which triggers a physiological response—heart pounding, breath quickening, muscles tensing, adrenaline and cortisol flooding the bloodstream. Her …