Creating Change for Adolescent Girls

HGNA challenges the negative images and information bombarding girls today, while offering support and education to their parents.

HGNA Community Scholarship

HGNA Community Scholarship

This year HGNA is pleased to announce our first annual $500 community scholarship for graduating Seniors.  This scholarship will be awarded to a deserving young woman in our community who meets the eligibility requirements and is selected by the HGNA Board through a blind selection process.

Click here to download application. 

Self-Defense Class for High School Girls

Self-Defense Class for High School Girls

HGNA is pleased to support Girl Scout Madeline Ungari on her Girl Scout Gold Award Project, Madeline has organized "Worldly Wise:  A Self-Defense Class for High School Girls." This class is being offered on Sunday, March 22 from 12:45 to 3:00 p.m. at DG North HS in the white gym. The class will be taught by instructors from OakBrook Racquet and Fitness Club. This workshop was developed to teach women how to use their strengths and abilities against the weaknesses of a male attacker.  The techniques are easily learned, practiced and retained in a controlled, realistic, role-playing environment.

Click here to register for the Self Defense event

Click here to download the mandatory release form

Chick Chat 2015

Chick Chat 2015

Chick Chat is now SOLD OUT. Spaces still remain for Mom and Dad Chat. Please email your name, email and daughter's grade to info@hgna.org to be placed on the waitlist. We will do our best to place girls if there are any cancellations.  If you are registered for Chick Chat and your daughter is unable to attend, please email info@hgna.org and we will be happy to refund your money. Chick Chat 2015 is scheduled for Saturday, March 7, 2015, from 9 to 3 p.m. at Herrick Middle School. 

Check out the video from 2014 above and view additional pictures in our Gallery.

 

Upcoming Events

Apr 18
HGNA Yoga Club
Yoga Among Friends - 4949 Forest Ave, Downers Grove, IL 60515
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Apr 21
HGNA Screening of "The Mask You Live In"
Downers Grove North High School
May 9
HGNA Yoga Club
Yoga Among Friends - 4949 Forest Ave, Downers Grove, IL 60515
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

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