On Sunday, April 30, 2017 from 2:30pm to 4:30pm, The Parents of Girl Scout Troop #75142 hosted Don't be mean behind the screen: Perceptions of cyber-bullying and tactics to address it. The workshop's purpose was to explore the perceptions of cyber-bullying and to offer useful tactics and informational resources to combat this issue. The interactive workshop was conducted by Megan Brooks (Chief Investigator, High Tech Crime Bureau) from the Will County State's Attorney's Office. Scouts from Troop #75142 presented the video they created to address cyber-bullying, and the event provided a vehicle for the fulfillment of the requirement for the Silver Award as they venture through their MEDIA journey. The event was followed by a "meet and greet" dessert reception. This event was open to those who are ages 9 and older.
Don't be mean behind the screen Sponsors:
Bolingbrook Lions Foundation
Cyber-Bullying Expertise Sponsor:
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Exclusive Interactive Media Workshop and Music Video Sponsor:
Exclusive Photography Sponsor:
The Darien, Illinois Location
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INTERACTIVE MEDIA WORKSHOP
Scouts of Girl Scout Troop #75142 participated in an interactive media workshop at Street-Level Youth Media on Saturday, December 10, 2016. The Scouts enjoyed creating and performing their own lyrics, working in the recording studio, and video-recording.
SERVICE PROJECT AT RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE
Scouts of Girl Scout Troop #75142 prepared and served lunch at Ronald McDonald House in Winfield, IL on Sunday, April 10, 2016.
aMUSE PANEL DISCUSSION
The Junior Scouts of Girl Scout Troop #75142 embarked on a journey called aMUSE, which enabled them to explore the roles that women play in life and within their communities;the stereotypes that women encounter; and how the media contributes to the perpetuation of stereotypes about women. A panel discussion was held, and it consisted of women from various walks of life who took various career paths. Scouts served as moderators for the panel discussion. Panelists included: Laurie Underwood (Designer on Project Runway - Season 14 and Owner and Designer of Wanda Grace); Jenna Kandah (5th grade teacher at Oak View Elementary School); Esq. Sherri Lynn Hale(Attorney at Law); and Jihan Murray-Smith (Owner of Tea & Crumpets Chicago).
The panel discussion took place on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at the Fountaindale Library in Bolingbrook, IL, and it was followed by a “meet and greet” dessert reception.
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