Girls at Work to receive MLK honor and recognition during Jan. 13 virtual event

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Girls with, and on, a table they proudly built at Girls at Work in Manchester. Courtesy Photo

MANCHESTER, NHGirls at Work has been selected to receive a 2022 Martin Luther King award for its efforts in advancing racial equity and social change in the city and across our region. The award was announced Jan. 10 by Point32Health, the parent company of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Tufts Health Plan.

Girl Power: Makers display the Christmas trees they created at Girls at Work in December, 2021. Courtesy Photo

Girls at Work will be honored for going above and beyond to address community needs, impact social change, and advance racial justice over the past year by empowering and inspiring nearly 1,000 inner-city girls via building projects, both on-site and in schools. To date, over 15,000 girls have been empowered by Girls at Work.

More than 100 girls from Hillside Middle School participated in a picnic table team build, mastering their power drill skills along the way. Courtesy Photo

The award virtual event is on January 13, from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. if you would like to join in the virtual celebration.

To register for the event click here: After registering, the livestream celebration will be accessible here via Vimeo. https://vimeo.com/event/1635115


To learn more about Girls at Work, visit https://www.girlswork.org.


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