Treasuring My Sisters.
March 16, 2019
Walter H. Dyett High School for the Arts
555 E. 51st St. - Chicago, IL 60615
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The G.E.M.S. Conference - “Treasuring Myself. Treasuring My Sisters.” - is designed to provide support to girls across the city of Chicago between the ages of 13 and 17. The goal is to unite teens from different neighborhoods and provide a day of self-discovery and self-worth while building life-long bonds of sisterhood. In a world that disenfranchises many inner city girls, this event seeks to show them how many people are fighting for them and fighting with them.
Workshops presented seek to educate participants in areas such as healthy relationships and focus their minds on life after high school. The girls will also have the opportunity to connect with organizations across the city at the conference exhibit, where they can learn about a variety of resources that can help them advance. By the conclusion of the conference, we hope young ladies will feel empowered to move forward in their lives and be accountable for each other as they each strive to be the brightest gem they can be.