Mighty Girl Empowerment Series

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Age Group:

Children
This is the first event of a series.
Registration for this event is no longer open.
Allowed Ages: 10 to 12

Program Description

Event Details

Are you a mighty girl*? Ready to become a mighty woman but have questions? Then join DMPL and community experts to get your questions answered in this four-session series. Know your body, know yourself, and get empowered!

Session topics will include the following:

Monday, July 12: Empowered is a Mighty Word: An Introduction 

Monday, July 19: Families, BFFs, and Baes: Building Successful Relationships

Monday, July 26: LGBTQ and Beyond: Gender Identity, Expression, and What Makes Each of Us Unique

Monday, August 2: **Period and Puberty Positivity: Puberty and Sex Education Basics
**Anatomy for all bodies will be discussed during this session. 

Please sign up for the first session on July 12, which will enroll attendees in all following sessions as well. Although attendance at every session is strongly encouraged, it is not required.

Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom meeting information as well as information about when and how to pick up your Mighty Girl Empowerment Kit, which contains everything you'll need to participate in each session of the program. These will be available for pick up starting Thursday, July 1 at the Franklin Avenue Library youth desk.

The Mighty Girl Empowerment series seeks to empower and encourage independence among girls, so we respectfully suggest parents/caregivers do not participate in the Zoom sessions. 

Community Partners

  • Community Youth Concepts
  • Iowa Safe Schools
  • Planned Parenthood North Central States
  • Polk County Health Department
  • Young Women's Resource Center

*The Mighty Girl Empowerment Series recognizes and welcomes individuals who self-identify as gender fluid, non-binary, and transgender who seek inclusion in our programming. Ages 10-12.