Category Archives: SheGives Slate

New Non-Profit on the SheGives Slate: Inner City Weightlifting

Inner City Weightlifting works to help “high risk” youth gain social networks and marketable skills. Students participate learn to be personal trainers and work with clients. Not only does coming to the ICW gym give them a support system, a … Continue reading

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New Non-Profit on the SheGives Slate: Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders

Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders have been working since 1978 to win precedent-setting legal victories combatting discrimination against LGBT people. Their advocacy over the years has helped to create a world with less discrimination and stigma on the basis … Continue reading

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SheGives’ own Research and Management Fellow Chelsea Norman Joins Science Club for Girls

Early this spring our very own Chelsea Norman joined Science Club for Girls as their Volunteer Program Director.  We caught up with her, and Science Club’s ED Lonsdale Koester, to find out more! SG: So Chelsea, how did you first hear … Continue reading

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RAW Art Works Presents: The Truth Is

This past Thursday, May 14, RAW Artists presented their truth in Central Square in Lynn as part of an art exhibition. The exhibition featured a reception and art show, along with a graduation ceremony for the program’s seniors, and a … Continue reading

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Audrey Morrissey Participates in International Summit on Human Trafficking

Yesterday, May 12, Audrey Morrissey, Associate Director of My Life My Choice, took part in the Carter Center’s World Summit on Ending Sexual Exploitation. The summit brought together advocates, nongovernmental organizations, and government officials from nine countries to organize actions to … Continue reading

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Coloring Books for Adults are a Major Hit

If you’ve checked out Amazon’s best sellers recently, you’ve probably noticed the trend of coloring books making the list. These coloring books aren’t for children, however. They are designed for stressed-out, over-worked grownups, not very unlike you or me. It … Continue reading

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Science Club for Girls Meets Dr. Mae Jemison

Last week, the girls from Rocket Team at Science Club for Girls had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet a major female role model in STEM, Dr. Mae Jemison. Dr. Jemison was the first African American woman in space. She was selected … Continue reading

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New App Saves the Planet – and your Appetite

Sadly, my vegetable drawer is a graveyard for kale.  Seriously. I’ve bought bunches of the leafy superfood planning to turn it into a Top Chef masterpiece just to forget about it until it’s gone bad. You know what they say: … Continue reading

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BUILD Students Dress and Impress in Mock Interviews

Last week BUILD students buttoned-up their shirts, straightened their ties, fired up their resumes and visited Boston’s financial district to interview with some of the city’s (and the world’s!) biggest financial firms.  They came dressed to impress – and impress they did! “To be … Continue reading

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RAW Art Works Gives Students Launchpad to College

Students in Lynn, Massachusetts face an uphill battle when it comes to their education. The city reports a dropout rate that is 47% higher than the state average. Many students do not move on to college after high school. RAW … Continue reading

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