Did you know Girls Incorporated was formed in Waterbury, Connecticut in 1864 as a response to the needs of new working class: young women who had migrated from rural communities in search of newly available jobs in textile mills and factories?
Girls Incorporated centers were warm, friendly places where girls could forget their troubles, even though the world outside had fallen into chaos. Girls gave plays, made their own dresses and hats, danced and made lasting friendships.
Head on over to Girls Inc to learn more about their early history.