6900 State Road 84
Davie, FL 33317
8:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013
“Use Your Mind, Not Your Body” teen pregnancy prevention conference on AUGUST 24, 2013
OIC OF SOUTH florida IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE
“Use Your Mind, Not Your Body”
teen pregnancy prevention conference on AUGUST 24, 2013
OIC of South Florida offers several teen pregnancy prevention initiatives such as the “Use Your Mind, Not Your Body” conference and the Decisions Are Forever (#DR4E) campaign
MIAMI, Florida – July 17, 2013 – OIC of South Florida and its teen pregnancy prevention program are proud to announce the “Use Your Mind, Not Your Body,” Teen Pregnancy Prevention Conference, Saturday August 24th, 2013 from 8:30am to 4:00pm at the Signature Grand in Davie, Fla. Attendance is FREE. A celebrity speaker will be announced soon. Central themes for the conference include Developing Positive Self Images, Media & The Adolescent Mind, Strategies for Healthy Relationships and Family Strengthening.
“This conference and our ongoing campaigns all support our chief agenda which is maximizing youth opportunities for success. The conference helps us gather South Florida youth, parents and community stakeholders and teachers in one place which allows us to discuss the topics together, from pupil to professor to parent. The importance of this event is to connect, equip and empower youth to take ownership for their decisions and for parents and community stakeholders to understand their role in developing today’s youth,” said Arlene Connelly, Division Director Youth & Family Services, OIC of South Florida. Programming for the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Conference will include The Adolescent Brain, 7 Principles of Healthy Relationships, Cyber Safety, Condom Skills Integration and Disadvantage is Not Destiny to name a few.
OIC of South Florida’s youth and family services include a five-year Teen Pregnancy Prevention program through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, a five-year 21st Century Community Learning Centers academic and personal enrichment grant through the Florida Department of Education, and several youth career development programs supported through WorkForce One, the local workforce board, the Children’s Services Council and other stakeholders throughout the south Florida community.
OIC of South Florida is also launching a new marketing and outreach campaign targeted directly to youth. Decisions R4 Ever and its social media tag #DR4E are designed to illustrate how decisions can shape your future. “We need our kids to understand the importance and impact of decisions. Good decisions or bad, the decisions our youth make last forever. The good news is that a string of positive decisions can turnaround poor decisions, it works both ways and the DR4E campaign will seek to show them how to get back on track by doing the right thing,” Connelly added.
The Teen Pregnancy Prevention Conference expects an attendance of 350 and includes lunch with community stakeholders and a guest speaker. Registration is FREE and must be completed by August 15th, 2013. Click on this link to register > http://www.eventbrite.com/event/7448411399
For more information about OIC of South Florida visit www.oicsfl.org or www.oicteen.org. Vendors, Sponsors and Community Partners are welcome. For more information call Circle of One Marketing at 305-576-3790
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