Next week the Groundwork Denver Green Team and select staff are helping to provide special programming for the girls in the after school program at Girls Inc. of Metro Denver (GIMD).
The program will be two days long and provide approximately 20 young ladies from the Denver area with knowledge of basic bike parts and mechanics; hands-on experience with tire/inner tube repair/replacement; fitting adjustments; technical riding skills; rules of the road and more.
About Girls Inc. : “Our mission is to inspire all girls to be strong, smart and bold SM. The vision of Girls Incorporated is empowered girls and an equitable society. Girls Inc. offers empowerment and prevention programs to girls’ age 6-18 hat prepare girls to succeed in a world where women still encounter social and cultural barriers to success. The age-appropriate programs areas include: Careers & Life Planning, Health & Sexuality, Leadership & Community Action, Sports & Adventure, Self-Reliance & Life Skills, and Culture & Heritage. Girls Inc. of Metro Denver awards over $55,000 in college scholarships annually.