We need to talk about middle school girls – Girls in the Game – Medium

Written by Mallory Bilski Being a girl is hard. Being in middle school is even more difficult. Middle school is an awkward age. You start to deal with real-world issues without having a strong arsenal of experience to rely on. School is getting harder, emotions get more complex and you start to not feel like you’re not a kid anymore.

Have you ever heard of lacrosse? – Girls in the Game – Medium

This article was written by a former Girls in the Game grants intern. And, no, I’m not talking about LaCrosse - the footwear company. I’m talking about the sport of lacrosse: the game first created by Native Americans that has since evolved into a sport loved by many across the nation.

13 reasons why Girls in the Game Sports and Leadership Summer Camp is awesome

Written by: Alecia Ivery This will be my 13th consecutive summer at Girls in the Game, and I am just as excited as I was when I came to this camp for the first time at 14-years-old. Now, I’m entering my second year as the Camp Manager.

 

Gala empowers Girls in the Game, honors champions

A sold-out crowd of more than 600 attended the 23rd annual Field of Dreams gala Feb. 22 at the Intercontinental Chicago Magnificent Mile.

After School Program Empowers Young Women

An after-school program aimed at empowering young girls is making a difference for local students. “Girls in the Game” introduces kids to a series of different sports and healthy activities. NBC 5’s Anayeli Ruiz has their story.

LETTERS: Don’t let Chicago girls fall behind because of school cuts

Girls going back to Chicago schools this fall are not receiving the opportunities they need to succeed. Given Chicago Public Schools budget cuts, girls will see less extracurricular activities that get them active, build leadership skills and grow their self-esteem.

How This Chicago Organization Is Using Sports To Empower Young Girls

Growing up in Chicago, Lucy Mucino did well in school and played rugby at her high school, Rauner College Prep, but there was something missing. “I grew up in a not so well-rounded household,” Mucino says. And even school didn’t feel like the most positive environment.

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The Blackhawks taught Girls in the Game campers the skills of hockey in conjunction with the Chicago Bulls and Constellation

‘Girls in the Game’ helps young Chicago girls get help with PTSD

For years, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has been associated with the emotional trauma of veterans in postwar situations. While PTSD is often considered a veteran’s dilemma, recent studies show that the rates of PTSD in children are twice as much as for war veterans.

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Girls in the Game: The Definition of True Grit | The Haute Seeker

Girls from Chicago are different. I know a few. I call them my friends. They are tough, resilient, loyal, unapologetic, bold, and strong. They are the definition of Grit, Merriam-Webster defines it as “firmness of mind or spirit: unyielding courage in the face of hardship or danger.”

This Nonprofit Is Helping Ensure a Level-Playing Field For Young…

By Ashley Alt Girls in the Game, an empowering nonprofit lifting young girls up, has an inspiring message for girls in Chicago and everywhere else; Girls are more than spectators. The premise of the nonprofit isn’t about winning, but making your voice heard, overcoming obstacles and getting off the sidelines and into the game.

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The Blackhawks and Bulls teamed up with Constellation and Girls in the Game for a fun day at Douglas Park