2015 See the Girl Summit

  • Date: Thursday, Oct 22, 2015
  • Time: 8:30AM to 4:00PM
  • Where: Jessie Ball duPont Center, 40 East Adams St.

The 2015 See the Girl Summit will be held at the Jessie Ball duPont Center, 40 East Adams Street, Jacksonville, FL and begin Thursday morning, October 22, 2015 at 8:30am, adjourning Friday, October 23, at 4:00pm.  This year’s summit sessions are organized by the following three tracks:

Track 1 – Girl-Centered Practice translates research to practice and introduces participants to the core concepts and practical interventions that promote a girl-centered culture. The fundamentals of girl-centered programming is presented in the context of what matters to girls. The workshop will challenge staff to think about the importance of their personal values, relationships and interactions with girls. Participants will learn ways to be strategic and deliberate in engaging girls as equal partners in the creation, delivery and evaluation of services.

Track 2 – Research to Activism provides the opportunity for participants to learn about the current research that is grounded in the lived experiences and voices of girls and young women. Workshops in this track challenge participants to translate knowledge to activism for social change.

Track 3 – Wellness through the Healing Arts introduces participants to practices such as mindfulness, yoga, poetry, storytelling, dialogue and reflection. You will be guided by skilled practitioners who will introduce you to practices you can use to care for yourself and to teach to the girls and young women you serve. The workshops will be participatory so dress comfortable.

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