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Office of Community Action Programs

Teen Expo

The purpose of the Teen Expo is to provide opportunities for teen residents of Lafourche Parish to explore solutions to issues of importance. Topics typically discussed n include those of local interest such as drugs, HIV, politics, overcoming socioeconomic differences, and understanding how to work towards achieving their goals. Global issues such as world peace and international relations may also be examined.

Teen Expo Objectives:
To inspire and excite youth become self-motivated and confident learners through hands-on, participatory experiences that make learning fun. Enable youth to share experiences, knowledge, and resources with other youth build leadership skills, communication skills, team work, and an appreciation for different cultures among youth.

Volunteer information:
OCA is looking for teens who would like to show off their talents in areas of: music, dance, comedy, drama or poetry.

Teen Expo is funded through the support of the Parish Council and by donations from the community. OCA needs your support and help in our endeavors. It is important that we have the total involvement from all sectors of the community. Without you, our commitment to helping people and changing lives in Lafourche would not be possible. With your support, we are uniting an entire community by improving the conditions in which people live, which is the spirit of the Community Action Agency. Together, we can find solutions to all of the problems we are facing in Lafourche today.

If you would like to make a donation, please make your check payable to "Lafourche Parish Council." In the memo blank at the bottom of your check please indicate what your donation is for, "Teen Expo" and the department, "Lafourche Community Action."

For more information, contact the Office of Community Action at (985) 537-7603 (toll free 1-800-794-3160).


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