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Friday, April 29, 2011

Weekend Youth Summit starts tonight at PHS

Plainfield's long-awaited weekend Youth Summit kicks off at Plainfield High School with an evening of entertainment and music tonight, beginning at 7:00 PM.

Saturday will be filled with youth-for-youth workshops for those in grades 8 through 12, from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (plus one for parents, titled 'Parents Just Don't Understand').

Workshop topics include: Conflict Resolution/Management; Da Truth of Snitching; Relationships 101; Status, Swag, and Self-Respect; 'Turned Around' (real-life stories); and 'The Plain Field Experience'.

A dance party Saturday evening (open to attendees of the workshops only) will close the event.

Registration is required and may be made online at the Monroe Avenue Family Development Corporation's website here.

-- Dan Damon [follow]

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