8th Annual “Choosing a Healthy Mind and Body” Teen Rally

Teen, Health, Career & College Fair @ George Washington Prep High School in Los Angeles

8th Annual “Choosing a Healthy Mind and Body” Teen Rally

The Girls Club of Los Angeles invites you to participate in the 8th Annual “Choosing a Healthy Mind and Body” Teen Rally.

Location:        George Washington Preparatory High School

10806 S. Denker Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90047

Date:               Thursday, May 24, 2012

                                Time:              7:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

The purpose of the Teen Rally is to:

  • Increase high school graduation rates and help students make better decisions.
  • Raise public awareness about teen pregnancy.
  • Reduce teen pregnancy and decrease the contraction of Sexually Transmitted Diseases/Infections amongst teens.
  • Generate a unifying forum for local community-based organizations, foundations, corporate sponsors and the media to come together and use the event as a starting point for generating local community action to address teen pregnancy and STD/I amongst teens.
  • Provide an educational and entertaining venue for teens to learn about local community-based programs that address the issue of teen pregnancy, risk-taking behaviors and other teen specific issues.

George Washington Preparatory High School is located in South Los Angeles with approximately 1,500 students.   Of these students approximately 55.8 % identified themselves as African American, while another 43.7 % are of Hispanic descent.  In addition, 47 % of the student population is categorized as socio-economically disadvantaged. The Teen Rally will provide exhibitors with outreach opportunities for thousands of teens. The event may also generate valuable media coverage.

If you have questions or need further information, please contact Keisha Davis at (323) 754-2122 ex 133.

 

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