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File #: 190235    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 3/28/2019 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 3/28/2019
Title: Honoring the Girl Scout Movement and Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania for providing girls with a safe, inclusive space where they can hone their skills and develop leadership abilities, and declaring March 28, 2019 as Girl Scout Day in the City of Philadelphia.
Sponsors: Councilmember Reynolds Brown, Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Bass, Councilmember Green, Councilmember Oh, Councilmember Blackwell, Councilmember Greenlee, Councilmember Taubenberger, Councilmember Domb, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Gym
Attachments: 1. SignatureCopy19023500
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Honoring the Girl Scout Movement and Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania for providing girls with a safe, inclusive space where they can hone their skills and develop leadership abilities, and declaring March 28, 2019 as Girl Scout Day in the City of Philadelphia.
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WHEREAS, The year 2019 marks the 107th Anniversary of Girl Scouts of the USA, the largest and most successful leadership program for girls in the world; and

WHEREAS, Girl Scouts unleashes the G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader) in every girl, preparing her for a lifetime of leadership; and

WHEREAS, Girl Scouts combines time-tested, research-backed methods with exciting, modern programming that speaks to today's girls and is designed to cater to the strengths of girls' leadership development; and

WHEREAS, Girl Scouts offers girls 21st Century programming in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM); the outdoors; entrepreneurship; and beyond, helping girls develop invaluable life skills and take the lead early and often; and

WHEREAS, As the world's premier leadership development organization for girls, Girl Scouts welcomes girls of all backgrounds and interests who want to develop the courage, confidence, and character to make the world a better place; and

WHEREAS, The Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest and most prestigious award in Girl Scouting, calls on Girl Scouts in grades 9 to 12 to take on projects that have a measurable and sustainable impact on a community by first assessing a need, designing a solution, completing a project, and inspiring others to sustain it; and

WHEREAS, With more than 100 years of experience, Girl Scouts brings a wealth of knowledge to programs that deliver girls cornerstone experiences with benefits that last a lifetime; and

WHEREAS, Today, more than 50 million women are Girl Scout alums, and 2.6 million girls and adults are current members; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, That we here...

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