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The Girl Scouts Advocacy Network provides a tool for you to become a voice for girls and to make a difference in your community and across the nation. Together, we can educate policymakers and community leaders on issues that directly affect girls and the Girl Scouts. By being an advocate, you will have an impact on girl policy issues moving through Congress and state legislatures.

Be the Voice For Girls

When you join the Girl Scout Advocacy Network, you will ensure your voice is heard in Congress, the state legislatures and your local governments.
  • Urge Congress to Fund Title IV Part A of the Every Student Succeeds Act

    In December 2015, President Barack Obama signed into law the Every Student Succeeds Act, which regulates how federal funds can be spent by states and local school districts. Girl Scouts worked with other nonprofit, youth-serving organizations to request that Congress include language encouraging local school districts to engage community-based groups, such as Girl Scouts, in providing low income and disadvantaged students out-of-school programs in the areas of STEM, financial literacy, bullying prevention, and environmental education that complement in-class instruction. We’re thrilled to say that this language was included. ...


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  • Senate Passes Girl Scout Resolution! Now It's Up To the House!

    Last week, thanks to your outreach, the United States Senate passed S.Res.406, a resolution celebrating Girl Scouts and the centennial of the highest award a Girl Scout can earn—since 1980, known as the Girl Scout Gold Award. We are thrilled the Senate took this action but there’s still work to be done in the United States House of Representatives.The House version of the Girl Scout resolution, H.Res.647, has yet to be considered. We urge you to reach out to your representative in the U.S. House to ask them to cosponsor H.Res.647 and show their support for Girl Scouts in your state and around the country.

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