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Black Girls Matter: Changing History

Date:
Sat Oct 24, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location:
Online Location
Girl Fee:
Free
Adult Fee:
Free
 

Find your voice. Tell your story. Stand up to racism.

Join Bronze Award Girl Scouts, Maya and Morgan, as they tell the story of Dorothy Counts-Scoggins, the first Black student to desegregate formerly all-white Harding High School, and their Bronze Award project, designed to honor and celebrate this Civil Rights pioneer.

During our hour with Morgan and Maya, we'll hear how the girls found their voice and stood up to racism. We'll learn about why and how they celebrated Mrs. Counts-Scoggins, in turn earning them their Bronze Award. And, leave inspired to make the world a better place, just like they did!

Be sure to check out the press coverage of these awesome Girl Scouts:

Girl Scouts members lead dedication for civil rights pioneer Dorothy Counts-Scoggins

Flash point in Charlotte school desegregation honors pioneer

Dorothy Counts-Scoggins Honored At High School She Integrated In 1957

Who: Open to Girl Scout Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors, and adult volunteers; younger girls can attend, but must be accompanied by a parent/guardian

Cost: FREE thanks to generous support from Girl Scouts Maya and Morgan; donations to support this important work are welcome

Location: A confirmation email with Zoom meeting details will be sent 1-2 days prior to the event to the email address provided during registration