GIRLS WITH DREAMS
BECOME WOMEN WITH VISION
Powerful Speakers. Interactive Sessions. Live Music.
Saturday, October 1, 2022 // Girls ages 12-18 // Free Event
The 8th annual I Matter-Girls Empowerment Conference, where girls with dreams become women with vision will take place On October 1, 2022.
Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation presents a free event where girls ages 12-18 can join, learn and hear from powerful women innovators, educators, trailblazers and beyond! Girls will have an opportunity to connect with their peers and speakers to feel connected, inspired, and empowered. This year’s conference will be held at East Los Angeles College.
LA County Parks will host workshops, panels, and keynote speakers. Girls are invited to join and participate in all events.
Workshops will include:
- Girls Directing Change – view and discuss powerful short films created by youth aimed at educating young people about critical mental health and social justice issues.
- Step into Your Power – an unapologetic space where girls to tap into their strengths and cultivate a feeling of belonging in all spaces.
- Be YOU Vision Board – Focus on building self-love, self-esteem and finding genuine happiness by being your true self
- Think You Can Dance? – join the groove and immerse yourself in the movement and culture of hip hop and other popular dance styles.
- The Art of Spinning – get hands-on experience of spinning like a club DJ while also learning the career and business side of DJing!
- You Throw Like a Girl – learn how women have been breaking gender stereotypes in the field of sports, politics, and business; not only on the field but off the field as well
- GEC Resource Activation – spend some time networking, connecting with peers, enjoying art-based activities and resources hosted by various government and community-based organizations
LA County Parks is excited to announce the addition of the Girl Power Lunch Party Experience to this year’s conference that will give girls the opportunity to participate in a resource fair, a picnic lunch and a dance party with live DJ! You don’t want to miss this!
Registration is free and required. Space is limited, so register today!
CLICK HERE for the Event Schedule. Subject to change.
Participants can select a pick-up location for transportation. Transportation will only be provided at select sites on a first come, first served basis. Please see below for pick up locations and times. Pick up and drop off times may vary. Please arrive to pick up locations 20 minutes prior to departure.