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Media advisory,
International Women's Day Conference for Youth,
Friday, March 8, 2019, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.,
70 Dean Park Road



Broadcast time: 09:00
Thursday, March 7, 2019

53 Division
416-808-5320


On Friday, March 8, 2019, at John G Diefenbaker Public School, located at 70 Dean Park Road, in the auditorium, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., I Can Rise Above, in partnership with the Toronto Police Service and the Toronto District School Board, will be hosting a Women’s Day conference for 50 female youth from the Toronto area.

This celebration will adopt the International 2019 theme of "Balance for Better" a call-to-action for driving gender balance across the world, challenging our young women to have a better understanding of themselves and their experiences within today's society.

The morning session will start off with the Toronto Police Service 42 Division Unit Commander A/Superintendent Joanna Beaven-Desjardins welcoming our young women to the event. Various female mentors, TDSB representatives and community members will be in attendance. The afternoon session will consist of youth participating in an interactive open discussion. An upcoming R&B Singer "Milayjah" will be singing an original song "Can’t Do Better Than Me".

For further information, please contact Sergeant Rodcliff Chung at 416-808-5320.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Sergeant Rodcliff Chung, 53 Division




Media advisory,
International Women's Day Conference for Youth,
Friday, March 8, 2019, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.,
70 Dean Park Road