This event is designed for moms and their tweens (ages 8-12).
Agenda for the morning:
While we know that there are many mature 7 year old out there, for space and activity purposes, we request that only 8-12 year old tweens attend the event.
The event will be live-streamed so that other children and ages can participate virtually.
The event fee for attendees will be used to help cover costs of the event. ANY and ALL remaining monies will be donated to Shot@Life, (http://www.shotatlife.org).
Special thanks to the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner for hosting the event.
Read more about the work that is being done as part of the + Social Good platform here:
Visit the main event page (that will be updated more and more as we get closer to August 3rd): http://www.livedogrow.com/moms-tweens-social-good/
Visit the Grow Global Citizens Facebook page
For any questions about the event please contact Elena Sonnino, at livedogrow [at] gmail [dot] com or by telephone at 571-213-7671.
Moms+Tweens+SocialGood is only one day away!
As the big day approaches and the finishing touches are put on activities and the agenda I just wanted to share a few updates.
Remember that breakfast will be served from 8:30-9:15 during which I will also invite everyone to brainstorm ideas and do some personal reflection to help us get started.
A Grow Global Citizens Toolkit will be shared digitally with everyone with lists of resources shared during the morning.
Waivers for video and photography will be available at registration for you to sign.
Leticia Barr of Tech Savvy Mama, and one of our speakers tomorrow wrote an article about the event that you might be interested in.
Please follow Grow Global Citizens on Facebook
We will be using both the #GrowGlobalCitizens AND #SocialGood hashtags during the morning
Here is a sneak peak at our agenda for the morning:
9:30-9:15 Registration and breakfast
Why are we here? Elena Sonnino
Activity: What is Social Good & Global Citizenship? Elena Sonnino
What does it mean to be a change agent? Elena Sonnino
Meet the Change Agents
Panel discussion: Arija Martin & Samantha Massi
Melia Gayaldo, Warm Hands, Warm Hearts
Anna McGuire, GirlUp Representative
How to find a cause/campaign, Elena Sonnino
Tanya Weinberg, Save the Children
Technology for tweens, Leticia Barr, TechSavvyMama.com
Capitol Hill, Here we Come, Elena Sonnino
Wrap up and reflection
Please let me know if you have any questions- by email at email@example.com or by telephone at 571-213-7671.
Looking forward to a fantastic morning with you!
Best, Elena Sonnino
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