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Samford To Host NCCJ ┬┤Make A Change' Institute

Posted onMedia Contact
2008-01-16Mary Wimberley, phone (205) 726-2922, e-mail mlwimber@samford.edu

Samford will host about 250 area high school students and 75 teachers Saturday ( Jan. 19) at this year's Make A Change Leadership Institute.

The annual human relations program is sponsored by the National Conference for Community and Justice of Alabama.

The schedule involves workshops on group building, cross-cultural communication, critical thinking and inter-group dynamics. The student sessions are facilitated by teens who have previously trained at other NCCJ-sponsored programs. Adult staff members lead sessions for teachers.

Participants represent 38 schools in Birmingham and Jefferson County school districts, and in neighboring counties.

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