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GSAK Is Offering Free 2021 Memberships

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While you still have the option of renewing your membership or becoming a new member by purchasing a $30 annual membership, our hope is that you'll allow Girl Scouts of Alaska to make the purchase on your behalf this year if it alleviates any general anxiety, uncertainty, or financial burden you may be feeling.

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Girl Scouts Stands Against Racism and Pledges to Work for a Just Society for All

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Black Lives Matter.

We need to make that clear. Racism goes against the values of Girl Scouts, and although we have acted to counter racism throughout our history, we know we have enormous work ahead of us to build a truly anti-racist organization. We are prioritizing these efforts, both on an individual level and within every aspect of Girl Scouting.

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CEO Corner: Virtual Troop Meetings, Fall Product, and More!

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Happy September everyone.  As I type this, the sun is still shining high, and the fireweed hasn’t bloomed to the top, but we know the warm days are waning and the fireweed will soon be fuzz.  But that’s ok, because that means fall is here!  I don’t know if you’re like me, but I love Alaska in the fall (and not just because I love those Honey Vanilla Madagascar Almonds in the Fall Product line!)

Fall means we’re (sort of) back in school and ready to take on the new membership season.  Even though things are different these days...

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CEO Corner: Virtual Troop Meetings, Fall Product, and More!

21 Aug 2020

Happy September everyone. As I type this, the sun is still shining high, and the fireweed hasn’t bloomed to the top, but we know the warm days are waning and the fireweed will soon be fuzz. But that’s ok, because that means fall is here! I don’t know if you’re like me, but I love Alaska in the fall

Margaret Vale, niece of President Woodrow Wilson, represents Alaska in a 1915 suffrage parade in New York City. Image courtesy Library of Congress.

Some History of Women's Suffrage in the U.S. and Alaska in Commemoration of the National Suffrage Centennial

20 Aug 2020

As citizens of the United States, all women always had the right to vote, however, that right was withheld by law. In 1920, Congress finally removed barriers that kept some women from voting nationally. However, there were still barriers for women of color, including Black and Indigenous women, which were not removed until much later.

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CEO Corner: What Will Girl Scouts Look Like This Fall?

28 Jul 2020

Happy Mid-Summer Everyone! I hope you’ve been able to safely spend time with your families and friends and that you’ve been able to enjoy all that an Alaska summer brings.