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BGI's DSJ Committee Delivers First Training

Us after delivering our first diversity training to the Boys and Girls Club in Long Beach, WA.

This was originally posted on the Bainbridge Graduate Institute news blog.

The BGI Diversity and Social Justice committee (Current students Courteny Morehouse, Drew Jones, Michael B. Maine, and Shawna Holman) delivered a diversity training at the Boys and Girls Club in Long Beach, WA. The group led four different exercises throughout the day. This training was the first of its kind from BGI and gave the students an opportunity to merge their passions with work outside of the BGI community. The group was well-received, and believe there will be positive results.

GlobalFest 2012: Stand for Girls on Sept. 22nd

Global Washington is hosting GlobalFest 2012: Stand for Girls on September 22nd to celebrate the achievements of women worldwide and the innovations of Washington State’s collaborative global development organizations. Attend this free event and discover how Washington organizations are advancing the well-being of thousands of girls each day by making education accessible, expanding economic opportunities for women, and ensuring the health of mothers and children. GlobalFest welcomes the entire family to the Center House at the Seattle Center and will feature interactive booths and exhibits from 40 of Washington’s leading global development organizations, live world music, informational “GlobalEDU” sessions on topics related to women and girls, and a special screening of the new film Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. GlobalFest is part of a September Stand for Girls Campaign, organized by Global Washington to raise awareness about and funds for issues affecting women and girls. Learn more at www.stand4girls2012.org