Montgomery County’s Domestic Violence Coordinating Council (DVCC), Montgomery College and other County agencies and community organizations will host the second annual Choose Respect Montgomery teen dating conference. The conference will feature workshops for teens, including sessions on healthy teen dating behaviors, recognizing abuse in dating relationships and misuse of technology. The keynote speaker will be Bill Mitchell, president of the Kristen Mitchell Foundation, an organization that supports educational efforts that raise awareness of unhealthy dating relationships. The award-winning youth performance arts organization, City at Peace, will open the conference. The event will conclude with the recognition of the winners of the Choose Respect Montgomery public service announcement contest.
Saturday, April 9, 2011
9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Montgomery College- Takoma Park campus, Cultural Arts Center- 7995 Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring.
Sessions for teens and parents will be held in English and Spanish.
To register, go to http://chooserespectmontgomery.eventbrite.com. For more information, call 240-777-5573.