Girls also jumps in and assists whenever possible to make good things happen
for girls. For instance?
Advertises and promotes events and opportunities for girls throughout
Supports the work others are doing on behalf of girls.
Acts as a point of connection and a referral service to available community
and state resources for girls and women.
Provides both phone and in person consultations around issues affecting
Advocates for girls and young women on the state level.
Is working to establish a network for girls and women statewide.
When Maine Coast Artists and the Chewonki Foundation co-sponsored their
first Adventure Arts camp for girls, Mainely Girls helped them get it
off the ground by offering encouragement, assisting in the planning,
finding them some funding , and connecting them with some girls who
were interested in attending.
Mainely Girls connected Cathy Plourde, a feminist playwright, with girls
and women on Islesboro who have wanted to be more involved in theatre
there. Cathy worked with them on a project called Islespeak, which culminated
in an island performance.
Mainely Girls also helps with the annual Camden
Girls' Conference: One Incredible Day. It has given a helping hand
during the planning stages for similar conferences in Portland, Millinocket,
Waterville and Old Town.