8th Annual Youth Leadership Conference

8th Annual Youth Leadership Conference

Such a beautiful day today, the 8th Annual Youth Leadership Conference was a wonderful success! Thank you to all who had their son or daughter attend.  We had 35 youth attended and participated in workshops teaching them how to create and deliver spoken word, they wrote their own affirmation poetry, and they also created murals based on their personal values. All workshops were lead by our Nia alumnae (high school and college).  It’s such a wonderful thing to be able to watch our alumnae girls facilitate workshops to educate, empower, and inspire a younger generation. At the end of the day we held an open mic where they were encouraged to share their spoken word pieces and poems with the group, there were several youth who did so. We also had 2 parent workshops focused on building family relationships and recognizing depression in our children. We gave away multiple raffle prizes and served a filling breakfast and lunch.

Shout out to One Community Health for their sponsorship and also for facilitating a parent workshop! Shout out to Kim of UJAM for the energizing UJAM session! A huge shout out to all the Nia alumni who presented workshops and/or performed! Thank you so much, words cannot express our appreciation! And a special extra large shout out to the Elk Grove Community Services District for approving our partnership and allowing us to hold our conference there! Again, today was a great day!

 

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Thank you for your continued support!

Big Day Giving 2019

Big Day Giving 2019

Thank You for your GENEROUS donations which support the following programs:

  • Weekly Meetings with Girls
  • Annual Leadership Conference
  • Mother-Daughter & Father-Daughter Events
  • Parent Outreach Workshops
  • Camp Nia ~ a Summer Performing Arts Camp for Girls
  • Atlanta College & Black History Tour
  • Scholarships for Graduating Seniors

You can schedule your donation today OR make your donation online on the Big Day of Giving, Thursday, May 2, 2019.

“A Prayer for Our Daughters” Gospel Brunch

“A Prayer for Our Daughters” Gospel Brunch

Please join us by attending our 4th Annual Gospel Brunch with the focus on “A Prayer for Our Daughters.”  

There will be inspiring entertainment and praise, vendors, raffles, fun fellowship, and of course, delicious food!

Tickets Prices:

Children (2-12) $10.00 in advance OR $25.00 at the door
Adults (13 & up) $20.00 in advance OR $25.00 at the door

Location:

Dr. Ephraim Williams Family Life Center
3996 14th Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95820
Time:  10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Doors open at 10:00 a.m.
All proceeds from this event will support our scholarship fund for Alumni girls graduating high school in 2018, and will also support our weekly meetings and programs with our girls and their families.
We thank you in advance for your support!
For more information call 707-469-3642.
7th Annual Youth Leadership Conference

7th Annual Youth Leadership Conference

“Get Your Mind, Body, & Soul Right”

FREE  EVENT!

Open to Boys & Girls Ages  11 – 14

Saturday, November 10, 2018   *   9:30 am – 2:30 pm

Location: Rio Valley Charter School (3301 Broadway in Sacramento)

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Free Breakfast & Lunch Included

Great Entertainment by Local Youth

Informative Workshops & Gift Card Raffles

             Workshop Topics:

             Bullying Tips & Prevention

              Dealing with Depression & Anxiety

            Saying “NO!” to Alcohol & Drugs

             Managing Your Health & Hygiene 

            Workshops available for parents also!

Topics include: Signs of teen depression; tips on how to talk to your pre-teen/teen about sex.

For more info, contact Synthia Smith at ssmith@sistersofnia.org or 707-469-3642.

Nia End of Year Celebration

Nia End of Year Celebration

Great Nia End of Year Celebration! So wonderful to recognize our girls for their growth and strengths…we have an amazing group of girls. We also awarded 2 scholarships and recognized our Nia alumni who are graduating from high school this year.

Thank you to all the families and friends who attended and helped make this event a success. Special shout out to Malika for making such a beautiful cake!!! It was a beautiful day! #Niagirlsrock

6th Annual Youth Leadership Conference

6th Annual Youth Leadership Conference

Sponsored by Sisters of Nia, Inc. & Sierra Health Foundation

“Get Your Mind, Body, & Soul Right”

FREE  EVENT!

 

Open to Boys & Girls ages 11 – 14

Saturday, March 17   *   9:00 am – 3:00 pm

 

Location: Heritage Peak Charter School (3307 Broadway in Sacramento)

WORKSHOPS INCLUDE:

“The Power of Affirmations”    Using affirmations can change your life, learn how.
“What’s Your Problem?”    Conflict management and self-check attitude tips
“Reach Higher”     Goal setting & planning
“The Real You”     Who are you? Be comfortable expressing the real you.
Space is limited…Register Early!!
For more information, call 707-469-3642.