By the summer of 2013, Girls PACT reached over 80 girls on middle and high school campuses and community centers on the west side of Los Angeles. In order to sustain its growth, Girls PACT secured fiscal agency from the YWCA Santa Monica/Westside and began operating as a nonprofit organization.
Over the next three years, Girls PACT matured from a sponsored program to an independent nonprofit organization, expanding its reach and partnering with the Oakwood Recreation Center, Pico Youth & Family Center, PATH Gramercy and Venice YouthBuild. During the 2014-2015 school year, Girls PACT hosted 103 workshops for 140 unique young women.
In February 2016, Girls PACT launched the Guys For Girls PACT initiative to invite young men into the conversations. It was well-received by 44 young men who had the courage to participate. Since then, Guys for Girls PACT continues to grow in popularity on high school and college campuses.
The newly appointed status validated the work of the Girls PACT and took the organization to the next level. In the spring of 2017, Girls PACT partnered with to develop a Sexual Assault Prevention Curriculum specifically for . It was piloted at Culver City High School, Venice High School and Loyola-Marymount University and received rave reviews from all locations.
Today, we continue to find innovative ways to educate the future generation. Our thriving, community-based nonprofit organization serves 200 young people, annually, on the west side of Los Angeles.