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Tuesday, 30 March 2021

Girl Scouts launches major effort to become anti-racist

Girl Scouts launches major effort to become anti-racist

From its founding in 1912, the Girl Scouts of the USA has preached inclusion, welcoming members of all backgrounds into its ranks. Now the nonprofit organization is launching a $500,000 effort to become anti-racist. The move signals Girl Scouts' commitment to racial equality and the cultural significance of publicly declaring that position, but it may draw the ire of critics who cast such work as divisive. 

Interim CEO Judith Batty said in an interview that while Girl Scouts come from "every walk of life," she would like to see stronger retention for members who belong to communities of color, and for all girls to feel supported and included throughout their experience.  Read more...

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