2022 Girls Empowerment Conference

2022 Girls Empowerment Conference

2022 Girls Empowerment Conference 800 800 Parks & Recreation

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.

REGISTER HERE!

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.

East Los Angeles College

2022 I Matter-Girls Empowerment Conference: Powerful Keynote Speaker. Interactive Workshops & Special Performances

Date: Saturday, October 1, 2022

Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

East Los Angeles College

Join us during the 7th annual I Matter-Girls Empowerment Conference, where girls with dreams become women with vision. On October 1, 2022 Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation presents a free event where girls ages 12-18 can join live and in-person from Loma Alta Park, Earvin “Magic” Johnson Park, and the Hacienda Heights Community Center. Participants will 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.

Register HERE!

Transportation Locations:

  • El Cariso Community Regional Park: 13100 Hubbard St, Sylmar (pickup at 8:00 a.m.) 
  • Crescenta Valley Community Regional Park: 3901 Dunsmore Ave, Glendale (pickup at 8:15 a.m.) 
  • Loma Alta Park: 3330 N Lincoln Ave, Altadena (pickup at 8:30 a.m.) 

    Jackie Robinson Park: 8773 East Ave., Littlerock (pickup at 8:00 a.m.) 

    George Lane Park: 5520 W Ave L-8, Quartz Hill (pickup at 8:30 a.m.) 

    Amelia Mayberry Park: 13201 Meyer Rd, Whittier (pickup at 8:00 a.m.)

     Adventure Park: 10130 Gunn Ave, Whittier (pickup at 8:15 a.m.)

    Sorensen Park: 11419 Rose Hedge Dr, Whittier (pickup 8:30 a.m.)

    East Rancho Dominguez Park: 15116 Atlantic Ave., East Compton (pickup at 8:00 a.m.) 

  • Mona Park: 2291 E. 121st St., Compton (pickup at 8:15 a.m.) Ted Watkins Memorial Park: 1335 E 103rd St, Los Angeles (pickup at 8:00 a.m.) 
  • Mary MBethune Park: 1244 E 61st St, Los Angeles (pickup at 8:15 a.m.) 

    Franklin DRoosevelt Park: 7600 Graham Ave, Los Angeles (pickup at 8:15 a.m.) 

    Del Aire Park: 12601 S Isis Ave, Hawthorne (pickup at 8:00 a.m.) 

    Lennox Park: 10828 Condon Ave, Inglewood (pickup at 8:10 a.m.) 

    Athens Park: 12603 S Broadway, Los Angeles (pickup at 8:30 a.m.) 

For questions, please contact LA County Parks at info@parks.lacounty.gov or (626) 588-5364.
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