"I think what people need to recognize about the Girl Scouts is that it’s veryThe article, which confronts the issues of cultural acclimation and accessibility to youth programs in regards to marginalized communities, is best summed up by quoting Girl Scout and high school freshman Julie Nguyen:
much a grass roots organization... Most of our programs and Girl Scout troops,
which are led by adult volunteers, and their service to the community are driven
by the interests of the girls."
"Before I joined Girl Scouts, I was this girl who didn’t think about going toDefinitely check out this article. Also, what do you think the benefits of Girl Scouting are?
college or think about doing good in school. I didn’t have many friends because
I was pretty mean... But when Girl Scouts came into my life, I became this
outgoing, funny, respectful girl with lots of potential."