Girl scouts talking at City Hall

MEDIA ADVISORY
FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY
July 11, 2018
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MEDIA ADVISORY: GIRL SCOUTS ANNOUNCE EXPANSION OF TROOP 6000 TO ALL FIVE BOROUGHS
 
NEW YORK—On Thursday, July 12, 2018, the de Blasio Administration will announce that Girl Scout of Greater New York Troop 6000, the first-in-the-nation Girl Scout troop dedicated to serving homeless girls and women as they get back on their feet, has expanded to 15 shelter facilities for families with children across all five boroughs, with more than 500 girls and women citywide now participating in the leadership-and-community-development program. Girl Scout of Greater New York Troop 6000 was established in March 2017 through a partnership between the City’s Department of Homeless Services and the Girl Scouts of Greater New York.
 
Media interested in attending should RSVP with Arianna Fishman at fishmana@dss.nyc.gov or Isaac McGinn at mcginni@dss.nyc.gov.
 
What: Press conference led by Girl Scouts from Troop 6000 announcing Troop 6000’s expansion to 15 sites across all five boroughs citywide
When:
Thursday, July 12, 2018—1:00PM
Where: City Hall steps
Who: First Lady Chirlane McCray
Girl Scouts from Troop 6000
Department of Social Services Commissioner Steven Banks
Department of Homeless Services Administrator Joslyn Carter 
Executive Director of the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City Darren Bloch
Girl Scouts of Greater New York leadership
 
 
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