State of the Girl is a community event that elevates the voices of
girls and illuminates the key issues that affect their lives. From
girls at the beginning of their leadership journey to our inspiring
alumni keynote speaker, this event encompasses the Girl Scout mission
to advocate for girls in our own community and across the nation.
Save the date for our 2023 State of the Girl:
Tuesday, March 7
8:30 - 9:30 AM
We are thrilled to announce our 2023 State of the Girl Keynote
Speaker: County Commissioner Erica Crawley
Commissioner Erica C. Crawley is a mother, advocate, and veteran.
She is also a proud first-generation college graduate, holds a J.D.
from Capital University Law School and M.P.A from Walden University.
Commissioner Erica C. Crawley is now the first Black woman Franklin
County Commissioner and Board President.
Before her service as a Franklin County Commissioner, Crawley served
in the Ohio House of Representatives representing the 26th District.
There, she worked on maternal health, infant mortality, birth-to-five
initiatives, housing and food insecurity, and veterans’ issues. She
also served as the Ranking Member on the House Finance Committee,
among other legislative committees. She was previously appointed to
the Governor’s Commission on Infant Mortality, the Commission on
Minority Health, the State Controlling Board, the Capitol Square
Review and Advisory Board, and is a founding member of Ohio’s Black
Maternal Health Caucus.
Prior to her service in elected office, Commissioner Crawley worked
on behalf of children and families as a Court Appointed Special
Advocate for Children (CASA), and in positions with the YWCA Head
Start/Early Start Program and the Black Child Development Institute.