As you may have already heard, the Girl Scout Council in Washington DC, Nation's Capital, has decided to participate in the inaugural parade on Friday. I want to thank all of the leaders, parents and volunteers who have reached out to me and our staff to share your heartfelt views about this decision.
Each local Girl Scout council and individual troop is free to decide... Read more »
As members of the Girl Scout Family, we are all called to make the world a better place. And today, November 23, the Girl Scouts of Greater New York office is closed so that our staff can participate in a Community Service Day and give back through local service projects.
Service and giving back are key components of Girl Scouting. At all... Read more »
Regardless of our party affiliations and political ideologies, Americans woke up yesterday morning to a divided nation. Whether we are happy, sad, or somewhere in between, it's clear that it is a new day for America.
As a result of this election, we at the Girl Scouts of Greater New York walked in to a very different office. Throughout the past two days, our girls have been... Read more »
Today, October 11, 2016, is the 5th Annual International Day of the Girl. Established through a United Nations resolution, on this day we focus attention on the need to address the challenges girls face, and to promote girls' empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights.
Our vision at the Girl Scouts of Greater New York is to be the premier leadership... Read more »
Dear Girl Scout Friends and Family:
October 1, 2016 marked the official start of another year of Girl Scouting here in New York City. As we look forward to the opportunities and challenges of the coming year, we'd like to pause and reflect on our many accomplishments in 2015-2016:
We served nearly 28,000 girls across all five boroughs in New York City with the help of over 8,200 adult... Read more »
On Sunday, July 24, our CEO, Barbara Murphy-Warrington, and Gold Awardee Calista Lee, chatted with 106.7 Lite FM WLTW's Nina Del Rio about the Girl Scouts of Greater New York's advocacy efforts aimed toward giving girls leadership opportunities
Did you know that June is Great Outdoors Month? As the only all-urban council in America, we at the Girl Scouts of Greater New York take pride in ensuring that the girls we serve across the five boroughs have opportunities to explore the natural world around them.
Today, June 1, is Global Running Day, and we're challenging our girls to get outside and get moving! Girls can do that through bringing friends together for a game of tag, playing soccer or basketball, jumping rope, or going for a jog around the park.
A team of Girl Scouts are taking this challenge to heart, and on June... Read more »
Girl Scouts of Greater New York (GSGNY) commends the City Council’s Young Women’s Initiative for its report and recommendations on investing in the future of young women and girls in New York City, released today. GSGNY CEO Barbara Murphy Warrington issued the following statement. GSGNY served on the initiative’s education task force.
"As the largest girls-leadership development organization in the city, we recognize the importance of the City Council’s Young Women’s Initiative and applaud the extensive series of well-thought-out recommendations, especially the one to grow the... Read more »
In the past several months, we began expanding our Girl Scouts of Greater New York Robotics program, and already it's achieving great success. This month, all three of our Girl Scout robotics teams, who competed in the NYC First Lego League Qualifier, are advancing to the city-wide championships in March!