OCEANSIDE–The North County African American Women’s Association (NCAAWA) will host an intergenerational seminar for women, “Why Our Health and Safety Matter” followed by and an awards and scholarship luncheon, “Embrace Your Power and Purpose” on May 31 at California State University San Marcos, University Student Union in San Marcos.
The Pre-Luncheon Seminar, “Why Our Health and Safety Matter” is designed for teens, young and adult women to educate them about their health and safety in today’s ever-changing technological and moral environment. Seminar presenters, Joye Carter, M.D. and forensic pathologist, and Opal Singleton, Riverside County Sheriff Trainer and Outreach Coordinator and President/CEO Million Kids, will speak on health hazards, unhealthy and unsafe practices that lead to life altering conditions; especially, STDs, and HPV and the increased incidences of human trafficking, now a major crime in the US and increasingly a growing concern in San Diego County.
Keynote speaker for the “Embrace Your Power and Purpose” Awards and Scholarship Luncheon is internationally renowned motivational speaker, Jewel Diamond Taylor. Jewel kicked through the glass ceiling in 1985 as the first African American motivational speaker and has now spoken in 35 of the 50 States in schools, colleges and churches, all across the Virgin and West Indies Islands, at the US Pentagon, and NASA. She is also known as the Teen “Self-Esteem Dr.”, and recently conducted a self-esteem workshop for the Debutantes in San Bernardino.
NCAAWA will also recognize outstanding community members with The Living Legacy Award, The Founders Award, and the President’s Award.
California State University San Marcos is located at 333 Twin Oaks Valley Road in San Marcos.
Advanced registration is recommended due to limited seating. To register contact the organization at www.ncaawa.org, or phone (760) 978-6534.
Registration for adults is $40, military $30, and students $25. The seminar is included in the cost of the luncheon. On-Site Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. The seminar will be conducted 10 to 11:30 a.m., followed by a luncheon noon to 2:30 p.m..
For additional information contact Alma Sisco-Smith firstname.lastname@example.org; or Raye Clendening, email@example.com at (760) 978-6534.