What They’ll Remember

I try to remind myself that my children are having their childhood now. Does that sound kind of obvious?! It does to me, too. What I mean is that at some point in the last few years it really struck me how much our individual childhoods influence, mold, and inform us—and that we get only …

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Dress Codes, What are They Good For?

Summertime is quickly approaching, which, when I was in school, always meant that it was time to switch out my wardrobe for fun prints, flowing skirts, and lighter fabrics. Now (as well as then, but much less so) it also means the beginning of the annual campaigns to “tell girls they need to cover up their …

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Go Girls! Camp Testimonials: Azzia Walker

This guest post is written by Azzia Walker, a Go Girls! Advocate and Parent! I am a children’s aikido instructor at Aikido Shusekai in Berkeley. We train kids ages seven and up to be empowered, empathic, loving, disciplined warriors of peace. A special joy that we focus on is helping girls and women find their power …

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Summer Camp is For Memories

Summer camp is a coming of age experience for kids all over the world. It’s in camp that many children have their first opportunity to discover their true identities outside of the expectations of their parents or teachers. Although I didn’t attend many camps when I was young, I did work in many programs for …

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