HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – Senator Elizabeth Warren made a stop in Holyoke on Friday, to visit a program that encourages girls to pursue their education. The Massachusetts Democrat visited Girls Inc. at Holyoke Heritage State Park Friday afternoon. She watched presentations put on by girls participating in the program.
Girls Inc. encourages Holyoke-area girls to graduate to graduate from high school and go on to college. They also emphasize the importance of math and science to young women.
The director of Girls Inc. told 22News that they are thrilled the senator came to watch the presentations. She said that to her, Warren is the epitome of women’s empowerment.