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NHBW organizing Teen Summit to help teen behavior

On Saturday, March 24, the National Hook-Up of Black Women Inc. – Gadsden County Chapter is presenting a free Teen Summit Program aimed at teaching teenagers how to identify healthy versus unhealthy relationships, as well as controlling and manipulative behavior.

The summit will take place from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Crossroads Academy Charter School (470 Strong Road) in Quincy.

The National Hook-Up of Black Women is seeking all teens ages 13-17 and their families to attend.

Snacks will be served.

The hosting organization says its purpose in having the program is not only to reduce the incidents of the many forms of teen violence and pressure, but to promote healthy relationships by guiding youths through positive self-imagery, positive behaviors, effective mannerisms and self-motivation.

Some of the topics to be covered include:

• Social Media Etiquette;

• Improving Police & Youth Interactions;

• Wellness for Young Adults;

• Teens in the Juvenile Legal System;

• Teen Bullying;

• Teen Money Management; and •

College Preparation.

National Hook-Up of Black Women has faith that by investing in the community’s youth that will be the answer to a better tomorrow and a brighter future for the community as a whole.

For more information about the program, contact Debra W. Roberts of National Hook-Up of Black Women at or (850) 980-4729.

Special to The Herald