The goal of the My Time Has Come™ program is to provide social and cultural enrichment activities designed to help people successfully navigate life’s challenges. The self-empowerment workshop for high school juniors and seniors addresses the need expressed by college-bound graduates and their parents, for heightened awareness, understanding, and the tools to navigate the many challenges which can interfere with college success. These challenges include issues regarding separation from home, time and money management, values, peer pressure and relationships, study habits, alcohol, drugs and sex.
This year, we are adding an important component targeted toward addressing the concerns of parents through a second workshop. This workshop offers a forum for parents to express concerns related to their children leaving home for college. On hand will be current college students, parent/child relationship experts, and post-divorce strategists who will provide them with tips.
An impressive line-up of resource persons will also be available, including current college students, educators, business owners, book authors, medical doctors, community activists and faith-based leaders, mental health practitioners, and at least one model/actress. All of these people from many walks of life care about the well-being and academic success of our youth. Other highlights include: breakfast and lunch, musical expressions, and a creative art activity. Special prizes and more will be given to the first 50 students who register!
My Time Has Come™ is a not-for-profit organization that promotes tolerance to racial, cultural, ethnic, and generational differences;
For pre-registration, sponsorship opportunities, or for additional information, please visit us at www.mytimehascome.org or call (516) 783-9178. The deadline for pre-registration is May 25, 2012.