ESTHER PRODUCTIONS INC.
empowering girls and women, restoring families, building communities
For Immediate Release
Contact: jonetta rose barras
UNDERSTANDING THE FATHERLESS DAUGHTER/WOMAN SYNDROME
FATHERLESS DAUGHTERS SPEAKOUT
Esther Productions Inc. and author jonetta rose barras present The Fatherless Daughters Speak Out, a program designed to educate the public, especially girls between the ages of 13 and 17, about the affects of growing up without the presence or active engagement of their biological fathers in their lives. The Speak Out also is created to provide them a platform to express their emotions about their current status and to provide them the tools that will help heal, protect and empower themselves.
A team of experts, including therapist Brittany Nicole Adams and spoken-word artist Joy Jones will guide participants through a series of interactive arts infused exercises to realize those goals.
Held on September 9th from 10 AM to 12:00 PM at 1313 New York Ave, NW , The Fatherless Daughters Speak Out comes at a time when people in the District have a heightened awareness about the vulnerability of teen girls. The event gets beyond the Band-Aid of improved public relations while bringing tangible assistance and guidance to these youth, many of whom are growing up without fathers in their homes
“Every missing teen girl isn’t a victim of sex trafficking. Many of them run away from home—some more than once. I know, I was once one of those missing girls,” said jonetta rose barras, veteran journalist and author of Whatever Happened to Daddy’s Little Girl? The Impact of Fatherlessness on Black Women.
“Some of the missing girls are suffering the symptoms of father absence. But hardly anyone hears their cries for help. They are angry. They are in pain. They are in despair,” continued barras. Understanding the Fatherless Daughter/Woman Syndrome: Fatherless Daughters Speak Out is an answer to their cries.
The event is free, but registration is required. Interested people may write to email@example.com or call 202-829-0591.
Posted by Afrika Abney
Arts and Marketing Consultant for Esther Productions, Inc (www.estherproductionsinc.com)