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Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

Why Media Matters: Teenage Sexuality and the Public Eye

Presented by:
Genesee County Healthy Sexuality Coalition
Planned Parenthood Mid and
South Michigan and Raise It Up

November, 10, 2010
8:30am – 3:30pm

Genesee Intermediate School District
Health, Safety, and Nutrition Services
2284 S. Ballenger Hwy. Suite A
Flint, MI 48503
Call 810-591-5603 for directions

How does media impact youths’ view of their sexuality? How can adults discuss media literacy with youth? In this interactive workshop, participants will learn about media literacy, various social networks and how youth communicate, and develop strategies for teaching youth media literacy.

This workshop is FREE and open to the first 50 people to RSVP. People may RSVP by emailing with the words “media literacy” in the subject line. Please include contact information (name, phone number, email, mailing address, and agency if applicable) in the email. Also please list any dietary restrictions. You may also RVSP by phone by calling 810-423-5068.

Youth Encouraged to Weigh-In on AAPS Superintendent Search

If you are an AAPS student, especially if you have a disability, your input is needed!

A special forum is being scheduled for you to give input into the search for a new Superintendent of the Ann Arbor Public Schools.

Wednesday, October 27th, 5:30 p.m.
Downtown Public Library in the 4th floor Board conference room.

You are invited to participate in a community forum hosted by the Youth Senate and the Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education to provide input into the Superintendent search process. We want to hear from students about what they want in a Superintendent. The forum will help develop a list of desired qualities in a Superintendent. It is important that we hear from you as the Board of Education begins the important process of finding the best person to lead the district.

This is an opportunity for you to meet the search firm representatives and to participate in the process. If you are unable to attend the forum there is an online survey that you can access to contribute to the desired list of qualities. The survey is available on the AAPS website, through October 31st.

Two additional community forums are scheduled for Oct. 26 at Skyline High and Oct. 27th at Huron High both beginning at 6:30 p.m. which you are welcome to attend!

AATA bus information after school to the Blake Transit Center near the Downtown library:
• Bus #3 leaves Huron at 3:27 every half hour. • Bus #7 leaves PHS at 3:05 every half hour and #16 leaves PHS at 3:08
every half hour. Need more information? Call the Youth Senate: 761-3005

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