Saturday, March 8th is International Women’s Day! Is your nonprofit going to celebrate? Send us pics of your celebrations and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+! Be sure to use the hashtag #IWD2014! We’re celebrating by highlighting the amazing work a few of our members do to advocate for equality, rights, and provide programs advocating for women and girls. Click on the logos and pics to learn more about the work of these nonprofits and to learn how you can get involved…
The mission of the Women’s Law Center of Maryland is to serve as a leading voice for justice and fairness for women by advocating for the protection and expansion of women’s legal rights through legal assistance to individuals and strategic initiatives to achieve systemic change. Find out how you can become a member, provide pro bono legal services, or attend their upcoming Wine and Chocolate event.
The Girls Interacting Responsibly In Leadership Situations mentoring program seeks to improve girls’ perspective toward education, helps define and develop short and long term goals, provides support and encouragement to girls, empowers an attitude of service, and helps girls become productive members of the Leith Walk Elementary School community.
Girls on the Run of Montgomery County inspires girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. Become a coach, start a run team, or become a behind-the-scenes volunteer here.