Saturday, September 24, 2011
Trotter Multicultural Center at UM 1443 Washtenaw Avenue, Ann Arbor, 48109
GoGirl Dance Party for 4th-6th grade group of ECO Girls ECO Girls The University of Michigan Department of AfroAmerican and African Studies was awarded $7,674 from the Michigan Humanities Council to host summer camp activities integrating cultural histories and values with environmental consciousness, stewardship and leadership among girls aged 7-12 from a variety of cultural and class backgrounds. The project, “ECO Girls (Environmental & Cultural Opportunities for Girls),” will serve Washtenaw and Wayne Counties. ECO Girls engages girls in a wide range of eco-cultural activities that expand their experiences and modes of thought, provide a context for positive friendship building, inspire environmentally-conscious and community-minded action, and prepare girls for future leadership in the development of healthy, ethical, sustainable, and resilient human cultures on our earth. www.environmentforgirls.org.