Friday, February 24, 2012

City Springs Student Participates in United Nations Panel

On February 28, 2012 City Spring School seventh grader Percy Holland will participate as a panelist in the Commission on the Status of Women’s Girl-Boy Dialogue on Economic Empowerment for Girls and Boys at the United Nations.

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is a functional commission of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), dedicated exclusively to the promotion of gender equality and the advancement of women.

The fifty-sixth session of the Commission on the Status of Women will include representatives from Member States, UN entities, and NGOs in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) from all regions of the world will attend the session.

Men of Strength Club

The trip is being sponsored by the Men of Strength (MOST) Club at City Springs, of which Percy is a member. MOST Club is a violence prevention program for mobilizing young men to prevent sexual and dating violence. The club provides young men with a structured and supportive space to build individualized definitions of masculinity that promote healthy relationships.

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