This 2.5-hour workshop will offer attendees specific tools on how to identify risk factors and screen youth for their risk for early and forced marriage. Participants will learn about particular marriage practices in African immigrant communities and receive tools for documenting a young person's risk level. The workshop will also focus on removing barriers to accessing services for youth dealing with pressure to marry.
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Sauti Yetu Center for African Women
Sauti Yetu Center for African Women and Families is a nonprofit organization dedicated to mobilizing African immigrant women and families to improve the quality of their lives, strengthen their families, and develop their communities. Sauti Yetu’s direct services, public education, and advocacy promote immigrant girls’ safe transitions into adulthood, curb violence in the family, and give poor and low-income women access to life skills and leadership opportunities.