Keeping Your Summer Strong with Our Blogging Corps

Posted by Kayla Peck May 5, 2013 , , , , , , ,

The weather is getting hotter, iced coffee has become the coveted beverage, and sunglasses are a necessity. In our headquarters office in Boston it has reached 90 degrees this past week, and there is an overwhelming sense that we’re ready for all the fantastic things that summertime brings.

While SWSG programming…Read More

Bon Voyage, Lynne!

Posted by contributor May 5, 2013 , , ,

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world; indeed it is the only thing that ever has.”
Margaret Mead 

Connector. Relationship-builder. Friend. Confidant.
Leader. Positive. Tireless. Passionate.
Generous. Thoughtful. A great mom! Inspiring. Fabulous.

These are just a few words spoken when I asked some of SWSG’s long-time staff…Read More

Can you be a Strong Girl and a Disney Princess?

Posted by SWSG Blogging Corps May 5, 2013 , , , , ,

Did you hear that Merida got a makeover? Merida is the disobedient, frizzy-haired, bow-and arrow-slinging princess who starred in Disney’s latest picture, Brave. Animator Barbara Chapman was inspired to create the character of Merida by her own, redheaded, strong-willed daughter.

In the original story Merida is a strong young…Read More

SWSG “Stands Against Racism” with YWCA Boston

Posted by Kenyora Johnson May 5, 2013 , , , , , , , ,

On April 25th,  hundreds of people and organizations across the United States stood together through YWCA’s “Stand Against Racism” movement. On this day, each organization has the liberty to create their own stand at their own discretion.  While events my differ, all attendees are given the opportunity to pledge to…Read More