Tag: diversity

Autism Acceptance Month

Guest Post by Gale Juntunen, GSWNY Volunteer Experience Specialist April is Autism Acceptance Month or Autism Awareness Month. There’s no denying that Autism Awareness has increased over the years. However, many still don’t have full awareness. It’s important to note that autism is not a disease, deficit, or […]

April 2022 DEI Celebrations Round-Up

On behalf of the GSWNY Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee, every month we’re highlighting different holidays and events that are celebrated by people around the world. DEI Celebrations in April include the ends of Passover and Deaf History Month; National Autism Acceptance Month; Easter; Ramadan; Earth Day’ and […]

Girl Scouting: A Journey Through Time

The Girl Scouts of Lake Ridge Service Unit portrayed and shared information on the evolution of Girl Scouts from its inception in 1912 to the present, including Girl Scout High Awards and the history cookie sales. The displays and performances captured the history of Girl Scouts along with some of the social trends and cultural zeitgeist of each decade.