Jefferson Advantage After School Program recently partnered with Tara Eastman from the Joint Neighborhood Project to present a series of Dove® True Beauty Workshops to middle school girls. The Dove® Movement For Self-Esteem is committed to building positive self-esteem and inspiring all women and girls to reach their full potential.
Mrs. Eastman met with two separate groups at Jefferson’s After School Program students to complete self-esteem exercises including:
11/15 – Group team building
11/22 – What is self esteem?
11/29 – Who am I/Family ideals
12/6 – Who am I/ Family ideals collage project
12/13 – How does media effect body image?
12/20 – What media/What I think is beautiful – collage project pt.1
1/3 - What media/ What I think is beautiful – collage project pt.2.
1/10 - Wrap up, presentation of collage projects, and True Beauty Pledge Certificates.
“The workshops were a great opportunity to work with youth and affirm their gifts and abilities,” said Mrs. Eastman.