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THE INVESTING IN GIRLS ALLIANCE MISSION

The mission of the Investing in Girls Alliance is to improve services for middle school girls in central Massachusetts through research, education, advocacy, and collaboration.

Investing in Girls Alliance has three Priority Areas to impact girls well-being:

Physical, Mental and Sexual Health: These are core to girls well being and good health provides the foundation for girls achievements throughout her lifetime

Education and Economic Empowerment: Giving girls the tools and opportunities they need to be in charge of their lives and actively engage in their families and communities

Violence and Safety: Ensuring the safety of girls where they grow, learn, work and play is essential to girls success

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MA Commission on the Status of Women Invites YOU to Advocacy Day at the MA Statehouse on May 17, 2017

In partnerships with women across the Commonwealth and allied organizations, please join us on May 17, 2017 at the Massachusetts State House for our sixth annual Women's Advocacy Day. Make your voice heard by visiting with legislators to speak about issues that affect you, your family, and community.

Learn about our legislative progress and priorities including: access to contraceptive coverage, equality in disability insurance, paid family medical leave, reasonable accommodations for pregnant workers and more

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Here is a list of our IIGA Alliance Members. Click on the logos below to view member pages.

IIGA strategically selects partners that will ensure the promotion of IIGA's mission to improve services to middle-school girls.
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IIGA NEWS AND MEDIA POSTS

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Kathrine Switzer finishes Boston Marathon again, 50 years later

About a mile into running the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, Kathrine Switzer realized something…

For the last 50 years, she thought she was about 2 miles into running the 1967 […]

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Another sector for women and girls to consider for their careers-Entrepreneurship!

Worcester’s women entrepreneurs need to stop sailing solo
When I was about 11 years old, I walked to a local business across the street from my home in Quinsigamond Village and […]

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GIRLS OF ENERGY

Girls of Energy is designed to ignite curiosity and engage young minds across the globe and the Department of Energy is thrilled to showcase exceptional women who are conquering today’s […]

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Depression Strikes Today’s Teen Girls Especially Hard

It’s tough to be a teenager. Hormones kick in, peer pressures escalate and academic expectations loom large. Kids become more aware of their environment in the teen years — down […]

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New State Profiles Show Far Too Many States Need Better Data on College and Career Readiness

Washington, D.C. – February 14, 2017 – Achieve today released updated college and career readiness profiles for every state along with a cross-state comparison report on K-12 and postsecondary education […]

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THE PARENT CHECK-IN CLARK UNIVERSITY

For a limited time
Consultants at Clark University are offering a FREE 2-session Parent Check-In as part of a research study. Participants receive $100 or more just for participating. The Check-In […]

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