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Desert Wind Middle School and Sigma Gamma Rho host youth symposium “A Safe Space for Our Youth”


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  • Mishell Terry/ Maricopa Unified School District

Desert Wind Middle School And Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc .- Scottsdale Chapter Will Host The 22nd Annual Youth Symposium – “A Safe Space For Our Youth." Courtesy Of Maricopa Unified School District

Desert Wind Middle School and Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. – Scottsdale Chapter will host the 22nd Annual Youth Symposium – “A Safe Space for our Youth”.

The Symposium is just one initiative of the organization’s national signature program, Project Reassurance, which has incorporated the theme of “H3: It’s All About Me – Healthy Choices, Healthy Living, Healthy Generations.”

The goal of this year’s symposium is to engage youth locally and globally by strengthening their minds, bodies, and perspectives.

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Desert Wind Middle School and Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc .- Scottsdale Chapter will host the 22nd Annual Youth Symposium – “A Safe Space for our Youth.” Courtesy of Maricopa Unified School District

The community service event will be held on March 7th at Desert Wind Middle School located at 35565 W Honeycutt Road, Maricopa, AZ 85138 from 9:00 A.M.-4:10 P.M.

The Kappa Eta Sigma Alumnae Chapter (Scottsdale) of Sigma Gamma Gamma Rho is partnering with Be Awesome Youth Coalition, USA Track & Field and the Pinal County Attorney’s Office to bring awareness about internet safety, obesity, drugs and alcohol as well as human trafficking prevention.

The event will also focus on college readiness with a panel featuring college representatives. Parents are welcome to attend.

Chapters nationwide will host the symposium on Saturday, March 9, 2019, as a unified effort to support youth. Another goal is to look at how our resources can be used in the community to support our young people who must cope with challenges daily.

About Sigma Gamma Rho

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. is a leading international, non-profit community service organization that continues to grow through sisterhood, scholarship and service. The sorority has more than 500 chapters in the United States, Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, Germany, Korea and the Virgin Islands. Seven educators founded Sigma Gamma Rho on November 12, 1922 at Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana. The sorority has been dedicated to service for more than 95 years.Members work to enhance the quality of life for their families, friends and neighbors, and are committed to “Greater Service, Greater Progress.”

For more information, please contact Ms. Linette Caroselli, M.Ed., 8th Grade English/Language Arts Instructor at Desert Wind Middle School Room 207 at (520) 568-7110 Ext. 3173.