Girls Inc. Of West Contra Costa County's goal is to inspire all girls to be strong, smart and bold. We provide school and community based programming that serves the unique needs of girls, ages 5-18, living in West Contra Costa County. Through community partnerships, we help girls achieve their full potential, brightening their futures along the way. We’re dedicated to the advocacy of gender equity for all girls in all areas of their lives.
College Bound Girls
Hey CBGs -- mark your calendars!
The first meeting of our 2016-2017 program is Saturday, October 8th, from 10am-12:30pm. Please make sure to join us then and start off a great year!
OTX Tech Fair was a Success!
Thank you all who participated in the OTX Tech Fair at Girls Inc.!
A special thanks to the Oakland Technology Exchange and the students from Contra Costa Community College who made the event so fun!
Save the Date - Community Forum
Implementing Our Vision for a Future Generation
Girls Inc. of West Contra Costa County (GIWCC) is hosting a community forum to reveal the results of our strategic planning process and share our vision to meet the needs of girls in West Contra Costa County. We invite you or a representative from your organization to join the conversation as community stakeholders to partner on action steps to implement our vision for a future generation of girls in West Contra Costa County.
Please join us at our community forum on Implementing Our Vision for a Future Generation for girls and young women at the Craneway Pavilion on Wednesday, October 12th from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, with registration and breakfast beginning at 8:30 am.
This forum will provide an opportunity for stakeholders to learn more about the priority areas and objectives of Girls Inc. of West Contra Costa County and explore partnerships to achieve solutions. The forum is open to the public and will include an overview of our strategic action plan, a panel discussion with GIWCC alumnae, and a call to action to develop partnerships.
Location: Craneway Pavilion
1414 Harbour Way South, Richmond, CA 94804
Please RSVP by Wednesday, October 5th
See the flyer below for more details.
Girls Inc. Seeks Community’s Help In Building A New Playground
"On Tuesday, several volunteers from Chevron Richmond went to Girls Inc. of West Contra Costa County at 260 Broadway in order to help tear down a dilapidated, nearly decade-old play structure...
Now, Tiffany Harris, executive director of Girls Inc. West Contra Costa County, is set to launch a nine-month fundraising effort, hoping to enlist local businesses and individuals in the effort to construct a new play structure..."
You can read the full article here
National Scholarship Program
Summer Recap @ Girls Inc
Girls Inc. Facebook
In the community:
Making Waves CAP applications are now available! Click here to apply and find more information on their website: making-waves.org/programs/education/college/capbayarea
Youth Classes & Free Family Programs
Come and experience these fun and amazing classes at the Richmond Art Center!
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Pumpkin Patch Opening Soon!
Join in on the fun at the Richmond pumpkin patch this year! It will be in operation from 10/22 to 10/30.
Oct 22-23: 12-5pm
Oct 24-28: 2-5pm
Oct 29-30: 1-6:30pm
To find out more about what's happening in our community, click below.