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"If I were a Boy" Girls Violence Prevention Forum

Images of Us (IOU) Sports invited girls ages 13 - 18 from the community to our gender responsive forum offering girls a safe place to be with other girls. The goal of this event was to teach girls about healthy, balanced relationships. Additionally, this event empowered girls to assess their friendships and relationships and make informed decisions by asking the question, "If I were a Boy?" "If I were a Boy" a Girls Violence Prevention Forum Breakout topics: Click Alverno College Research Center for Women and Girls conducted a survey using a remote process to collect data and get instant results. The answers are a click away. College Bound or Bust Exposed students to college life and increased their knowledge of post-secondary options, available financial aid and scholarships, high school courses needed to enter college and other entrance requirements. Hip Hop Learn and Perform "If I were a Boy," dance routine." Participants got active, learned and performed!
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Bernell Hooker

Bernell Hooker is the Founder and CEO of Images of Us (IOU) Sports; a non-profit organization that empowers girls and women through education and sports. "Think of yourself as an athlete. I guarantee you it will change the way you walk, the way you work, and the decisions you make about leadership, teamwork, and success." - Mariah Burton Nelson