Our Mission & Impact
Girls Inc. of Chicago wholeheartedly embraces our mission to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. This mission is driven by our vision of a world where all have boundless opportunities for prosperity and safety no matter their zip code, skin color, family income, sexual orientation, country of origin, religion, age, gender identity, or disability.
Girls Inc. Bill of Rights
Girls Inc. has always been and will always be about the girls.
With a continued commitment and dedication to making a lifelong measurable and lasting difference, Girls Inc. is a strong advocate for girls and honors the Girls Inc. Bill of Rights.
Impact is important to Girls Inc. of Chicago. At the beginning of the school year and at the end of the school year, we survey the girls in our program to assess students’ attitudes, skills, and knowledge of the academic content. We are extremely proud of our results.
of Girls Inc. girls in high school feel happy with their bodies, compared to 22% nationally.
Girls increase their understanding of health issues affecting them, their families, and their communities. They develop the motivation and practical skills to take charge of their health today and throughout their lives.
Through Healthy Living programming girls:
of Girls Inc. girls say, “I can do even the hardest homework if I try.”
Girls participate in program activities and experiences that expand on and support their school-based learning and engagement.
Through Academic Enrichment & Support programming girls:
of Girls Inc. girls reported being hopeful about their futures.
Girls participate in activities and experiences that build the learning, skills and behaviors that enable them to function independently and live a productive and fulfilling lives.
Through Life Skills programming girls: