Our Girl Scouts are reminding people that Black history is an important part of the Girl Scout Movement. Correspondent Raven Santana of NJ Spotlight News interviewed a few of our Media Girls (Feb. 26, 2021) and reported on how members of our organization are telling the story of Black history as American history.
GSNNJ Media Girls in Action
Our Media Girls team of Go-getters, Innovators, Risk-Takers, and Leaders are the official girl faces and voices of our council. Media Girls receive special media training to be able to report on council and community events and share our stories with the Girl Scout community and the world. Here are some examples of their work.
NJ Spotlight Interview for Black History Month 2021
Libby & Charlotte stock The Little Diverse Library for MLK Day 2021
The Little Diverse Library
Kathryn explores Black Excellence in Girl Scouts for Black History Month 2021
GSNNJ Media Girl Kathryn has been researching and discovering some interesting facts about influential Black leaders and historical changes made in the Girl Scout Movement. Check out her weekly Black Excellence in Girl Scouts video series featured here and on our social media platforms throughout the month.
Kalia sends good wishes for the Lunar New Year!
Lunar New Year 2021
Sofia Highlights a Peacebuilder for World Thinking Day 2021
In honor of World Thinking Day 2021, GSNNJ Media Girl Sofia interviewed her favorite peacebuilder (and aunt). She tells us, "The Girl Scouts organization has celebrated World Thinking Day since 1926. On Feb. 22, 2021, ten million Girl Guides and Girl Scouts worldwide are celebrating what it means to be a peacebuilder. With that in mind, I interviewed my aunt and peacebuilder hero, Bailey Frank." Bailey has worked with Teach For America and will be working with the Animal Legal Defense Fund.
Interview with Peacebuilder Bailey Frank
Isabella is interviewed for Jersey Matters segment
Girl Scout Cookies and Palm Oil
Bella explains the celebration of Purim
Media Girl Bella tells us Purim is the Jewish holiday in which Jews commemorate being saved from persecution in the ancient Persian Empire. Learn more about the customs surrounding Purim celebrations from Bella…
Happy Purim 2021! (video)