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The Dee Evelyn Matthews Public Service Project Hampton, VA Girls Incorporated is at the heart of girls’ lives and at the forefront of the girls’ rights movement. With programs that are grounded in research and tested in the field, our organization celebrates and empowers girls, and advocates for an equitable world. The compelling voices and perspectives of girls are woven throughout the organization’s work, which includes engaging programs, original research that highlights underlying causes and effective solutions for girls’ issues, and persuasive advocacy at both local and national levels. Girls Inc. of the Greater Peninsula reaches out to girls whoever and wherever they are on the Peninsula. Girls Inc. offers programs that flex and strengthen the whole range of girls’ muscles building their athletic skills and competitive spirit; nurturing girls’ ability and interest in science, math, and technology; and fostering their self-respect and self-determination. Girls ages 6 to 18 come to our programs in varies sites throughout the community vibrant centers filled with energetic girls and welcoming staff members absorbed in having fun, exploring, and learning.