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EMSB SCHOOLS AND CENTRES INVITED TO TAKE PART IN FREE GIRLS ACTION FOUNDATION WORKSHOPS

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MONTREAL, FEBRUARY 7, 2011 – Girls Action Foundation (GAF), a national charitable organization that inspires and supports the empowerment, leadership and healthy development of girls is offering free workshops for teachers and professional staff at EMSB schools and centres.

Available to all EMSB schools and centres, the workshops take place at each individual institution and can be adapted to specific needs or topics. Previous areas of discussion have included: understanding how violence touches the lives of girls; Girls Action’s approach to violence prevention; supporting girls’ leadership and empowerment and the sharing of ideas for activities, facilitation tools, resources and support to move forward.

Since 1995, GAF has reached over 60,000 girls and young women annually, providing opportunities to build their strength, discover their power and gain the confidence they need to bring their gifts to the world. 

To organize a workshop for your school or centre, please contact Daphna Leibovici, Violence Prevention Consultant at dleibovici@emsb.qc.ca or 514-483-7200, ext. 7434.

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Michael J. Cohen
Communications and Marketing Specialist
English Montreal School Board
Tel: (514) 483-7200 ext. 7243
Fax: (514) 483-7213
E-mail: mcohen@emsb.qc.ca