Louisiana Center for Health Equity to host inaugural summit for teens


(Louisiana Center for Health Equity)

(Louisiana Center for Health Equity)

BATON ROUGE, La. (FOX 44) (NBC LOCAL 33) – The Louisiana Center for Health Equity in partnership with BREC will host the first LYFE Line Teen Summit in Baton Rouge. The summit will feature games, activities and workshops exploring topics like community safety and police accountability, youth violence and trauma, among other subjects.

“It is our aspiration that each teen will leave the summit empowered to go out into their communities aware of their involvement and how to respond to everyday situations in positive ways,” said LCHE President Alma C. Stewart in a news release. “We seek to inspire teens to become more goal-oriented and focused on the steps necessary to achieve their dreams and have fun.”

The two-day summit will be held at BREC Milton J. Womack Recreation Center on Florida Blvd. on July 17th and 18th. It is for ages 12 to 17. Doors open at 8:00 a.m., and activities will begin at 9:00 a.m.

Parents can register their children at www.lahealthequity.org.

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