Check out these inspiring highlights from an event hosted by Warriors Basketball Academy powered by Rakuten and Girls Leadership. February 1 was National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD), a nationwide celebration to enable girls and women to reach their potential in sports and life. This special experience at the Warriors Basketball Facility in …

  Try this “Relax, Risk, and Reckless” comfort zones lesson. It is included in the Girls Leadership curriculum from our Brave Space Groundwork workshop for youth-serving professionals on February 21. Or join us March 4-6 in Oakland, CA for our Collective Belonging training. Every day at Girls Leadership we ask students, parents and caregivers, and …

Last year, with support from Girls Leadership’s Empower Club, youth at Latitude High School in Oakland created and modeled in a photoshoot to embody strength, vulnerability, and body confidence. They held a creative showcase of their photos and poetry called “My Beautiful Body” at the Joyce Gordon Gallery in downtown Oakland to share their work …

We recently had the pleasure of having Dr. Shawn Ginwright, author of the book “The Four Pivots: Reimagining Justice, Reimagining Ourselves”, come and speak to our staff about healing-centered engagement. According to Ginwright in “The Future of Healing: Shifting From Trauma Informed Care to Healing Centered Engagement”, “A healing-centered approach views trauma not simply as …