Angel Macias Special Guest Speaker at 6th District Youth Empowerment Workshops
2011-05-03 · By Editor
Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews is pleased to announce the Sixth District Youth Empowerment Workshops; Featuring Speak Out! Toastmasters Communication and Leadership Program, Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park.
This is the third class of the free workshops that focus on empowering local youth, ages 15 to 19, by assisting them in developing their communication skills and enhancing their self-confidence. The guest speaker this week is Angel Macias, the CEO and Founder of California Families in Focus, which is a 501 C3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to develop and provide special events and social service programs for youth and their families to achieve empowerment and purpose. For the past 14 years Ms. Macias has devoted herself to working with the community by providing educational presentations on the subject of gangs, race relations, drugs, STDS, HIV/AIDS, self-esteem, relationships, empowerment, community volunteerism, conflict resolution, cultural awareness, higher-education and many others.
the Sixth District Youth Empowerment Workshops featuring guest speaker Angel Macias is Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 4:00 p.m., at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, Social Hall, 1950 Lemon Avenue, Long Beach.
The eight-week Communication and Leadership Program, instructed by Speak Out! Toastmasters, Jack Roberts, Saba McKinley, and Carma Spence, is designed to improve communication and leadership skills. The workshops will help youth to overcome the fear and nervousness associated with public speaking. For more information call the Office of Councilman Dee Andrews at (562) 570-6816.
This event is sponsored by:
Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews, along with Speak Out! Toastmasters, DHHS Long Beach Weed & Seed Program, City of Long Beach Parks, Recreation, & Marine and the Boys & Girls Club of Long Beach