SAFER AT HOME PACKETS

As schools around the world are closing their doors due to the threat of COVID-19, many of our partner organizations have also postponed club meetings. To help provide girls with some light-hearted work to complete on their own, we are pleased to share a series of at-home activity packets developed by the Global G.L.O.W. program team.

August Safer at Home Packet: Community & Helping Others

The August packet is focused on community and helping others. We have included ideas for connecting with those around you, as well as writing and drawing prompts and fun activities to strengthen your sense of community.

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July Safer at Home Packet: Creativity and Curiosity

The July packet is focused on inspiring creativity and curiosity and includes a number of activities focused on exploring your curiosity and creative side.

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June Safer at Home Packet: Inspiring Hope

The June packet is focused on inspiring hope and includes gratitude writing prompts, goal-setting exercises, a new “Parent Corner” and beautiful poetry, among other things.

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May Safer at Home Packet: Celebrating Resiliency

The May theme is “resilience.” We are spotlighting some of the GLOW Girl representatives who had planned to join Global G.L.O.W. in New York for the 64th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in March. That trip and the full CSW were cancelled due to COVID-19 but we still felt you needed to meet these remarkable young women.

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April Safer at Home Packet: Staying Healthy

The April theme is all about staying healthy and includes tips for being active, along with writing prompts, stress relief activities, coloring pages and more.

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March Safer at Home Packet

In the March packet, you will find free writing prompts, some of our favorite poems, games, stress relief activities and more!

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BLACK LIVES MATTER: RESOURCES AND ACTIVITIES

With the second inaugural year of Global G.L.O.W.’s Black History Month Curriculum, we introduce a new theme: Empathy Across Cultures: Tools for Global Solidarity. 

This curriculum is intended to provide educational and social-emotional opportunities for both our club members in the US, as well as our members worldwide. 

While all club members will move through the same curriculum, learning about how social structures impact their lives and communities will look different in every region. For example, US club sessions will discuss the legacy of white supremacy’s impact on Black communities—how it has uniquely impacted their own lives, the lives of their friends, and the society around them. Across the world, club members from other countries will be able to discuss, in their own ways, how racism and imperialism have impacted their communities. After learning about the impact of these legacies in their specific region, club members will be introduced to the lived experiences of girls from another region, thus increasing their empathy and understanding of another person’s lived experience. By exploring the legacy of our histories, we can see how the past informs the present – and how similar we each are, though we each have unique cultures and traditions.

The Empathy Across Cultures curriculum will serve to commemorate Black History Month for our partners in the US, as well as introduce topics of white supremacy, colonization, and ethnic discrimination to our club members around the world. We want this curriculum to be both an opportunity to learn and a tool for connection. Members will understand their history better and how their history is interconnected to another’s, ultimately allowing girls across the world to come together today in the promise of a more accepting tomorrow.

Though written for a youth club setting the activities and information in this packet can be utilized in a home setting too.

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