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UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
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Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
Summer Offerings to Focus On Needs of Girls
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MAILED: April 27, 1998


EAU CLAIRE -- Two classes focusing on the needs of girls will be offered this summer at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
"Girls At-Risk," a two-week, two-credit course will run from 1-4 p.m. June 22- July 2.
The class will focus on the risks and barriers to successful self-development of girls between the ages of 10 and 20. Family, cultural and school remedies to ensure a safe passage from girl to young womanhood also will be covered.
A conference titled "Children Youth At-Risk Institute: Focus on Girls and Young Women" will be offered from 8 a.m.-noon Aug. 3-6.
The four themes of the conference are "In Challenge of Self," "Female Gang Members: Violence on the Rise," "The Dilemma of Desire: Young Women's Sex/Gender Experiences" and "What Do Girls and Women Want: What Do They Need."
The conference is available for credit and open to the public.
For registration information, contact the department of curriculum and instruction at (715) 836-5846. For program information, call (715) 836-5828.

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UWEC [Administrative Offices] [News Bureau]

Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Schofield 218
(715) 836-4741
newsbur@uwec.edu

Updated: April 27, 1998