2006-08-17 / Upcoming Events

Participate in youth leadership camp in North Scituate

Conducted by Rhode Island for Community & Justice (RICJ), the Project RESPECT Leadership Institute will be held at Camp Aldersgate in North Scituate from Sunday, Aug. 27, through Friday, Sept. 1. The week includes interactive exercises, discussions, and workshops designed to help youth see past stereotypes and encounter each other as people.

The focus of the camp is on community building and leadership

skills needed to challenge prejudice without violence after participants return to their schools and communities. Call Sarath Suong at 467-1717, ext 103. Cost of the program is $500. Partial or full scholarships are available through the support of the R.I. Senate, New England Gas Company, R.I. Police Chiefs Association, Charlotte Penn Fund at the R.I. Foundation, and individual donors.

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