Thursday May 7, 2009
9:00am to 3:00pm
Head Start Administrative Building
11670 Chito Samaniego
El Paso, TX
On May 7th, the El Paso community will host its second annual Girl Empowerment Festival, a gathering for middle school girls in the El Paso community. This event will address issues such as body image, self-esteem, dating violence, sexual assault victim rights, wellness, peer pressure, substance abuse, media literacy, cultural identity, and teen pregnancy prevention through workshops, art, poetry and song. The event is presented by: Arte Sana, El Paso County Attorney's Office, Girl Scouts Rio Grande Council, Health & Human Services Commission-Office of Border Affairs, Latinitas, Rio Grande Safe Communities Coalition, Texas A&M University Prevention Resource Center, Thomason Hospital Women's Health Center. Girls must pre-register by March 27th. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.LatinitasMagazine.org.