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May 06, 2013
REGISTRATION OPENS AT THE END OF MAY!
UYS 2013 IS HERE! “I AM…!”
On Saturday, September 14th & Sunday, September 15th 2013, UNIQUELY YOU SUMMIT, INC. (UYS) will host the 4th Annual Uniquely You Summit for Girls at Temple University.
Over the past three years UYS has had the unique opportunity to challenge more than 1500 girls throughout the Delaware Valley to become their best selves! We have encouraged them to “Become Who They Are”, empowered them to think and act “Beautifully, Brilliantly, and Bravely” and introduced them to the foundation of being “Uniquely” themselves. This year we’re asking them to declare—I AM!
The mission of Uniquely You Summit, Inc. is to help black girls uniquely define, discover and become who they are. Since 2009, we have continuously impressed upon girls (11-18) the importance of recognizing the incessant and damaging images propagandized and cultivated by the media. We’ve aided them in identifying these images and the overwhelming impact they have on their daily ability to be sensible, confident, and hopeful young women. With the help of prominent and accomplished role models, like: MC Lyte, Beverly Bond, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Eve, Dr. Robin L. Smith, Kim Coles, Tracey Ferguson, and so many others, the Uniquely You Summit for Girls, each year, has been able to authenticate the power in making healthy and positive life choices.
Through affirmations of self-worth, the 4th Annual Uniquely YOU Summit, themed: I AM, will mobilize 500 black girls to declare and confirm that they are far too valuable and powerful to be sexually objectified and symbolically annihilated. We are hopeful that each girl will be empowered to proclaim – “I AM…!”
“The words ‘I AM…’ are potent words: Be careful what you hitch to them. The thing you’re claiming has a way of reaching back and claiming you.” – A.L. Kitselman
It is still such a focal point of great magnitude that black girls see positive and realistic images of themselves in their communities, in magazines, on television and in their homes. For the FOURTH time, with real examples of positive black women who’ve kept their sights set on creating their own definition of themselves, and more importantly found a muse in inspiring dreams in the girls they once were, will we produce yet another event that heartens the spirits of black girls.