Girl Scouts of CT to hear from female legislators in Hartford

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Patches cover the back of a Girl Scout’s vest at a demonstration of some of their activities in Seattle on June 18, 2018. The Girl Scouts say they now have about 1.76 million girls and 780,000 adult members _ down from about 2.9 million girls and 900,000 adult volunteers in 2003. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Hundreds of girl scouts will head to the capitol to learn about civic engagement on Wednesday. 

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It’s part of Girl Scout Day in Hartford. The Girl Scouts of Connecticut will hear from female legislators on the importance of advocacy and public policy, and attend a public press conference. 

Girl Scouts officials say they are excited to give these kids the opportunity to see democracy in action. 

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