Organizers from the Prism Project are looking for families to participate in a violence prevention conference on February 11 in South Sacramento. The conference, called “The Power of Know”, seeks to provide members of the community with information that will help them identify healthy and unhealthy relationships, empower them to help their peers who are engaged in risky behavior, the dangers of shortsighted social networking and sexting, and how to communicate better between adults and youth alike.  The event is free and open to youth between the ages of 13 to 18 and their parental guardians.

The Prism Project is a program of the CAPITAL Foundation, and seeks to build a stronger and more unified Asian and Pacific Islander community by supporting local programs, projects and events in the Sacramento Region. With this event, the Prism Project hopes to engage and nurture a healthy dialogue between API youth and their guardians so that violent reactions can be prevented before they occur, rather that after the lines of communication have broken down.

While the Prism Project focuses most of its efforts on the API community, all members of the community are welcome and encouraged to attend “The Power of Know” conference. Participants will be provided with all the necessary conference materials, a continental breakfast and a hot lunch. A raffle will be held at the end of the event, with prizes ranging from free movie tickets to a new Kindle Fire.

Students will also receive 10 community credits for participating in the conference.

To pre-register for the event, please fill out the following form here and submit it to jeanielhome@gmail.com or fax it to 916-443-8941. For more information about this event, you can check out an informational flyer which includes the address of the event here.