F.A.N.C.Y. TEEN GIRLS AWARDS
2nd Annual F.A.N.C.Y. Teen Girls Awards Luncheon
Depositing Empowerment Through Outreach & Urban Redevelopment (DETOUR), hosted their 2nd Annual F.A.N.C.Y. Teen Girls Awards Luncheon at the California Yacht Marina on Sunday, March 18th, 2018!
This event commemorated 11teen girls making a difference in our community through self-love, exceptional performance in school and extra-curricular activities, volunteer work, creative efforts and unique projects. These young ladies are our future leaders and they deserve to be recognized in their communities! Weacknowledged them to show them their community is invested in their success.
This fun and exciting event included the youthful energy of a great host and keynote speaker including:
o Keynote Speaker Ebony Lee Jones, Human Trafficking Advocate& Motivational Speaker
o Host by Kristy Salazar,Media Personality & Motivational Speaker
“This event was created to highlight and inspire our local teen girls who are exceeding expectations in academics and extra-curricular activities despite the ongoing challenges they face within their families and communities. The 5 seniors honored received multiple college acceptances and so far 3 received full scholarship offers.” says Tinesia Conwright, the founder of DETOUR. “We want them to continue to believe in themselves and their ability to achieve their goals as we expose them to greater opportunities beyond high school.”
Funds raised from this event will directly support the 8th Annual Focused And Naturally Confident Youth (“F.A.N.C.Y.”) Teen Girls Expo on April 28th, 2018 at O’Farrell Charter School.
We are looking for sponsors!
Donations from partners like you enable us to continue providing programs and services to teen girls of color in our community. Your tax-deductible table purchase for this event will not only encourage young women of color to keep pushing, but will also help DETOUR reach our $5,000 fundraising goal to support our Leadership Academy and Paid Internship programs throughout the year, in addition to our flagship event the F.A.N.C.Y. Teen Girls Expo.