WriteGirl is the 2010-2011 California Nonprofit of the Year!

  WriteGirl Executive Director accepts the award from the Governor and First Lady of California.

WriteGirl Executive Director accepts the award from the Governor and First Lady of California.

We are proud to announce that WriteGirl has just been awarded the Governor and First Lady’s Medal for Service as the 2010-2011 California Nonprofit of the year!

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and First Lady Maria Shriver presented the medal to Executive Director Keren Taylor in Sacramento at a ceremony held in the California Museum. The award recognizes WriteGirl as a nonprofit whose volunteerism has had a tangible impact on the community, region and the state of California.

You can read a little more about what WriteGirl in general means to some of our mentees and volunteers in WriteGirl Blog Team Leader Anthea Raymond’s piece on the HuffingtonPost.

   Former WriteGirl Mentee Rachel Hogue, Maria Shriver, and WriteGirl Executive Director Keren Taylor

Former WriteGirl Mentee Rachel Hogue, Maria Shriver, and WriteGirl Executive Director Keren Taylor