Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara

Founded in 1958 as the Girls Club of Santa Barbara, Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara offers girls ages 4-1/2-18 years with opportunities to experience success as they prepare to lead independent and fulfilling lives. At Girls Inc., every girl has the right to be herself and resist gender stereotypes; to express herself with originality and enthusiasm; to take risks, strive freely, and take pride in success; to accept and appreciate her body; to prepare for interesting work and economic independence; and every girl is valued for who she is. Programs today include: Operation SMART, Media Literacy, Economic Literacy, Preventing Adolescent Pregnancy, Sporting Chance, Friendly Peersuasion, Project Bold, and many more