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Hundreds of BCPS Students to Participate in Inaugural Youth Empowerment Summit

May 2, 2019

WHO:       
Approximately 300 Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Middle and High School Students
 

WHAT:     
BCPS is hosting its Inaugural Youth Empowerment Summit, which will feature workshops developed and presented by students to address the issues that concern them. The event is organized by the District’s Equity & Diversity Department, with support from Broward College, Pembroke Pines Police, Fort Lauderdale Police, Chick-fil-A and Publix.

WHEN:     
Friday, May 10, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.                                                       

WHERE:  
Broward College – South Campus
7200 Pines Boulevard
Pembroke Pines, FL 33024

               

WHY:       
When students are empowered, they are better able to respond to challenges and chart their lives in positive directions. Student sessions during the Youth Empowerment Summit include Stress Relief, Entrepreneurship 101, Communicating Effectively, Creating Obtainable Goals, Social Media and Ride Sharing Safety, Law Enforcement and Students, Life After High School, and much more.     

For more information, contact Wanda Robinson, BCPS Equity and Diversity Department, at 754-321-1600.

 

MEDIA ARE INVITED TO COVER THIS EVENT.

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