Families invited to free Empowerment Summit for presentations, performances and prizes

Press release from Alachua County Public Schools

ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. – Families of Alachua County Public School students are invited to hear critical information about such ‘hot topics’ as mental health, school safety, and attendance and to learn more about the many services and programs available in the community at the 2022 Family Empowerment Summit, sponsored by Florida Credit Union. 

The free summit is set for Monday, August 8, at Trinity United Methodist Church at 4000 NW 53rd Avenue. More than 30 community agencies will be sharing information during the Family Resources Fair from 5 to 6 p.m. A program that will include expert speakers and presentations and performances by students will run from 6 to 8 p.m.

Free meals will be provided to the first 250 people in attendance. There will also be activities for children and prize giveaways. 

More information about speakers and a list of the community agencies that will be at the Summit is available at: https://sites.google.com/gm.sbac.edu/empowerment/home. It’s also accessible through the district’s main page at www.sbac.edu through the 2022 Family Empowerment Summit banner at the top of the page. 

The program from 6 to 8 p.m. will be livestreamed, although obviously the livestreaming won’t include the resource fair. The link to the livestream will be: https://youtu.be/5WMx1q39Ue0