Jefferson After School Girls Learn About Positive Self-Esteem

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.

 

 

posted on 01/12/2012 - filed under: Spotlight