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Saturday June 2, 2021: The Long Goodbye.

Saturday’s ALA EGS State of the State filled us with all the feels. Between the Governors address, candle ceremony, announcements of the Samsung Scholarship winner, ALA Girls Nation Senators, and some staff who are silly and think that they are … Continue reading

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Friday June 2, 2021: When Legislative Session Never Ends

Legislative session is always a long day at ALA Empire Girls State. The night before staff tries to warn citizens to get some sleep because “tomorrow is going to be a long day” but in the minds of 16 year … Continue reading

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Thursday 7/1/21: The Future is Female.

Congratulations to the state officials of our mythical 51st state! You join the ranks of some pretty awesome ladies who, over the last 80 years, have filled the role you are about to embark on! We are so proud of … Continue reading

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6/30/21: Weepy Wednesday….Wait, What?

Wednesday at ALA Empire Girls State has long been referred to as weepy Wednesday. When preparing today’s post we started asking around trying to figure out exactly when did this unofficial title begin? No one, past or present on staff … Continue reading

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Monday June 28th – Day 2- There’s a lot to DO!

Day 2 was a flurry of zoom links, google classroom assignments and fun conversations! We started off with some Americanism with none other than Whitney Houston’s rendition of the National Anthem. One participant was quoted as saying, “Whitney’s version is … Continue reading

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Tuesday 6/29/21:…Committee Work Makes the Dream work!

What a day! We started off with our fearless Political Instructor Cecilia Ferradino who gave us some more insight into our work into committees and we were off. This year’s committee photos might look a little different, but the work, … Continue reading

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Sunday 6/27/21…….And we are off!

Today wrapped up day 1 of our live virtual session of ALA Empire Girls State! Did you know that the 2021 session of ALA Empire Girls State marks the 80th year that NYS has held an ALA Empire Girls State … Continue reading

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Happy July 4th

Happy Fourth of July!¬† Today everyone was excited to be celebrating the holiday with their families and with their fellow citizens of virtual ALA Empire Girls State. We had a timely discussion about proper flag folding and etiquette and some … Continue reading

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July 2, 2020 Overview

On Tuesday and Thursday, the citizens had the opportunity to interact with each other, the staff and the multi-talented political advisors in our live Google Meets. These sessions gave everyone¬†an opportunity to say hi, share stories about their hometowns and … Continue reading

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