Girls Inc

Girls Inc. of the Island City presents feminist writers, activists, and educators Kate Schatz and Miriam Klein Stahl sharing their latest installment in the New York Times-bestselling series “Rad Girls Can: Stories of Bold, Brave, and Brilliant Young Women (Ages 10+),” 6 p.m., Tuesday, July 24, Books Inc., 1344 Park St. A portion of the sales will benefit Girls Inc. of the Island City. For more information call Books Inc., 522-2226.


Girls Inc. of the Island City recently announced the appointment of Alameda resident Christine Chilcott as the organization’s new executive director. She has served the last four months as Girls Inc.’s interim executive director. She also served as director of program services.

In her tenure as director of program services, Chilcott saw the expansion of Girls Inc.’s services to include nine different schools on the island, covering 41 percent of eligible girls, up from 37 percent.

Girls Inc. of the Island City, 1724 Santa Clara Ave., will host an open house to celebrate its 50th birthday from 1 to 5 p.m.., this Saturday, May 3. Girls Inc. will mark the day with live music, refreshments and birthday cake.