For Incoming 4th – 9th Grade Students
The annual Empowerment Program for incoming grades 4-9 students,a series of one-day conferences presented by Freedom House, will be offered free of charge this June at eight locations in Bureau, Henry, Marshall, Putnam, and Stark Counties. This year’s theme is “Embracing Myself for All that I am Worth.”
For students entering grades 4-6, the program provides them with the tools to strengthen self-esteem, set goals, and acknowledge boundaries. The program for incoming 7-9 graders includes combating negative self-talk, practicing self-compassion, respecting myself, becoming assertive, surviving conflict, and implementing healthy relationship dynamics.
Information about the conferences will be distributed to schools and sent home with students. For online registration, please visit www.freedomhouseillinois.org or www.facebook.com/freedomhouseillinois. The registration deadline is May 31. For more information please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (815-872-0087).
Schedule (8:30 am – 3:30 pm unless otherwise noted)
Princeton – Tuesday, June 4– Bureau County Farm Bureau
Wyoming – Thursday, June 6– WyHi Community Center
Geneseo – Monday, June 10– Geneseo Public Library (9:30am – 4:00pm)
Spring Valley – Thursday, June 13 – Hall High School
Henry – Tuesday, June 18– Marshall/Putnam County Farm Bureau
Granville – Thursday, June 20– Putnam County HS, (8:15am-2:30pm)
Sheffield – Tuesday, June 25– Cornerstone Community Wellness
Kewanee – Thursday, June 27 – Hill Church