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Girl Scout Gold Award Recipient and her project's mission to move from Period Poverty to Period Positivity
In the US, over 12 million women from the ages 12 to 44 live below the Federal Poverty Line. Additionally, 1 in 5 low-income women reports missing work, school, or similar commitments due to a lack of period supplies. Around the world women and girls do not have access to feminine hygiene products.
Meet Gold Award Scholarship recipient, Andrea Ramos, who's project Code Red advocates for the elimination of sales tax on period products and brings attention to the infrastructure to support hygienic practices that promote menstrual comfort and well-being.
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The vote is in! Longtime Volunteer, Becky L. Garcia, is named Girl Scouts of Greater South Texas Newest Chair of the Board of Directors.
Girl Scouts of Greater South Texas (GSGST) voted longtime volunteer, as the new Chair and President of the Board of Directors. Ms. Garcia is a Financial Services Professional with New York Life Insurance Company, where she helps small business owners, families, and individuals meet current and future financial goals through tailored solutions through out South Texas.
With Becky newly named as the Chair, the Girl Scouts of Greater South Texas will have its first Chair of the Board located back in Corpus Christi since the merging of the Paisano Council and the Tip of Texas Council since 2007. Read MoreContinue >