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May 12, 2012, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Event Name:||Girls Empowerment and Mentorship Symposium|
Caribbean Women's Health Association, Inc
Caribbean Women's Health Association, Inc. is excited to open registration for an innovative Girls Empowerment and Mentorship Symposium!The symposium will introduce girls and their families to local resources designed to empower girls and facilitate improvements in academic achievement. The group seminars will foster healthy behaviors and lifestyle choices and engage girls in interactive activities that build and encourage healthy relationships with other women and girls. The event will encourage participants to pursue their dreams and cultivate the development of productive and inspiring future community leaders.The final session will emphasize the importance of healthy mentorship relationships and will feature a keynote address from Congresswoman Yvette Clarke.Adolescent girls, ages 10-19 years old, are invited to register for this free event. Registration is limited to 100 girls and will close on Friday, April 27, 2012. Participants are encouraged to register early, as space is extremely limited.Participants will participate in free classes on:1. Nutrition/Fitness2. Healthy Relationships3. Education and Literacy4. Reproductive HealthParticipants will also receive the following:* Complimentary Breakfast* Complimentary Lunch* A FREE 2-trip Metrocard* A FREE Backpack* A FREE 2012-2013 Assignment Pad* A FREE Who Runs the World? Girls! T-ShirtHigh school students will also receive a FREE leather business portfolio.Parents are also invited to register for our Parent Workshop. This Workshop will take place at 10:30am, Saturday, May 12, 2012 at St. Francis College. This workshop will provide parents with information and tools they can use to support their daughters goals and endeavors.
|Location:||St. Francis College, 182 Remsen St, Brooklyn NY|