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Parent/Guardian Breakfast Workshop Topics

Workshop Date Workshop Topic
 September 15, 2017 Prescription Medication Misuse

Prescription drug abuse-related emergency department visits and treatment admissions have risen significantly in recent years. Please join us for a delicious hot breakfast while Anthony Jenkins from the Union City Prevention Coalition inform us about the misuse of prescription drugs and its prevention. Hope to see you there!!! Surprise Raffle

 October 13, 2017 Labor Laws

As an employee it is crucial to be aware of the laws that protect us. Please join us for a healthy and delicious hot breakfast while Anthony Filomeno provides important information that will help us

October 27, 2017  Natural/Alternative Medicine

Ms. Cardenas will be educating us on how to use plants for medicinal purposes. Plants have been the basis for medical treatments through much of human history, and such traditional medicine is still widely practiced today. Ms. Cardenas will be teaching us how to make simple remedies for natural and common illnesses. Hope to see you there!!! Surprise Raffle

 November 3, 2017 Immigration 

There is so much fear and misunderstanding about the current immigration laws, therefore we will like to ease the anxiety by providing important information about this theme. Please join us for a delicious hot breakfast while attorney at Law, Anthony Filomeno provides important information about pertaining immigration and its laws. Hope to see you there!!! Surprise Raffle

 November 17, 2017  Marijuana Effects to the Mind and Body 

Please join us for a delicious breakfast while Anthony Jenkins and Victor Roveda inform us about the effects that the use of marijuana can cause in our minds and bodies. This important information will help you answer to your adolescent question pertaining the use of this drug!!! As always, we will have a surprise raffle.

 December 1, 2017 The 15 Minute Child Break

The 15 Minute Child Break is a one-hour, interactive, multimedia presentation, based on current research that will inform, encourage and empower parents to effectively communicate with children about the dangers of drugs and alcohol. Please join us for a delicious breakfast while we enjoy this amazing presentation. Hope to see you there.
P.S: Surprise raffle

 January 12, 2017 Personal Finances 

Learning how to balance your checkbook, creating and tracking personal finance budgetspaying yourself first to create savings, investment and emergency funds. Learning how to use a credit card responsibly and understanding interest rates, fees and all the other sneaky tactics creditors use. Understanding financial products whether they are loans, investments or insurance. Knowing your net worth. These are some of the things you will learn at our workshop. Please join us while Ms. Cardenas educate us on the importance of personal finances. P.S: Surprise raffle

January 26, 2018  Business Academy 

Rising Tide Capital is a non-profit organization whose mission is to assist struggling individuals and communities to build strong businesses, which transform lives, strengthen families, and build sustainable communities. Come join us for hot breakfast while we learn how to transform your ideas, talents, and dreams into successful business venture. 

Surprise raffle!!!

February 9, 2018 Cyber Bullying 

When you see someone being bullied, be brave and STAND UP for them. Bullies have been known to back off when others stand up for victims.

 

If you don't feel safe get the help of an adult immediately. Be part of the solution -- not the problem! Please join us for a delicious breakfast while we get informed about Cyber Bullying, how to detected and prevented.

 

Surprise raffle!!!

March 2, 2018 Recycling & Storing

Please join us for a delicious breakfast while Leticia Cardenas provides us with amazing tips on how to better recycle and store. This important information will benefit our families in many ways. Hope to see you there!!! As always, we will have a surprise raffle

April 20, 2018 Drinking & Driving 

Alcohol affects you in a way that changes your judgment, depth perception as well as vital motor skills required to drive safely. It’s easy to think you are driving normally when truly you are not. Is drinking and driving more important than your legal status or life? Take a cab, protect yourself as well as others on the roadways, don’t become another drinking and driving statistic.  This important information will benefit our families in many ways. Hope to see you there!!! As always, we will have a surprise raffle

May 11, 2018 E-Cigarettes & Hookah

E-cigarettes are popular among teens and are now the most commonly used form of tobacco among youth in the United States. Their easy availability, alluring advertisements, various e-liquid flavors, and the belief that they're safer than cigarettes have helped make them appealing to this age group. This important information will provide parents with the right answers while talking to our adolescents about this theme. Hope to see you there!!! As always, we will have a surprise raffle

June 1, 2018 Sexual Assault Prevention

Our goal is to raise public awareness about sexual violence and to educate communities on how to prevent it. 

 

Sexual violence is a major public healthhuman rights and social justice issue. We need everyone’s help to end it. Thank you for getting involved and for supporting our efforts. 

 

While enjoying a hot breakfast you will have the opportunity to ask us questions about sexual violence, prevention, or planning a campaign.  Hope to see you there!!!

Surprise Raffle