Lets Talk Miami Gardens II "Perception v. Reality & WHY Black Lives Matter"
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- Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex, Miami Gardens FL
Let's Talk Miami Gardens
City of Miami Gardens Vice Mayor Felicia Robinson, Teen Talk TV, T.E.E.S., The Brown Girls, & The Girl Rethought Project
Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)
“Let’s Talk” open forum & panel discussion will openly and honestly discuss ‘Perception vs. Reality’ and will highlight the underlying effects it has had on our communities. The purpose of the Let’s Talk Series is to engage our youth and the community in discussions that are necessary to promote positive growth, enrichment, and change through unity & collaborations, one series at a time.
This is a free community event open to youth and adults ages 13 & up. The open forum will be comprised of breakout sessions for parents & teens covering topics such as effective/positive communication, social media and bullying. The finale forum will consist of community leaders, radio personalities, and other successful entrepreneurs who will engage participants in a healthy discussion on Media Influence and debate the topic of “Perception vs. Reality”.
Registration & Complimentary Continental Breakfast begins at 9:00am-9:30am
Lunch will be served.
Door prizes all day long!
About T.E.E.S. (Teens Exercising Extraordinary Success):
T.E.E.S., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, sponsors monthly Table Talk Sessions for Middle School and High School Students throughout Miami Dade County. Our primary focus is placed on personal worth, a belief system resting on absolute truth, exercising judgment based on evidence, clear decision making, understanding consequences, accountability for one’s actions and choices, and discussion of society’s mixed messages. Our goal is to empower youth to become self-sufficient shareholders in the economic and social fabric of their communities.
About The Girl Rethought Project
The Girl Rethought Project, Inc. is a non-profit, social service organization that seeks to effect true social change in the community starting with our young women through our 5 pillar focus on the mental, emotional, physical, educational, and financial enrichment. We seek to help redefine the thought process of young women and men through specialized service offerings that include empowerment seminars, interactive workshops, & life-changing yearlong programs that not only challenges each individual to see beyond mediocrity, but also seeks to provide a road-map to do so.
About The Brown Girls
The Brown Girls is comprised of a group of successful business women whose mission is to build their communities through upscale events that are connected to a purpose. The Brown Girls have coordinated and hosted several key events for the purposes of creating scholarship opportunities for minority women in South Florida through their Alma Mater Florida Memorial University.
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