Dr. Carla recently delivered a keynote presentation on the impact of sexualization on girls’ health and safety to more than 400 educators, social workers, parents, and law enforcement professionals at the 12th Annual Alabama Child Safety Conference in Decatur, Alabama.
She also presented a workshop on how educators and girl-serving professionals can use hip hop and popular culture to educate girls. During the workshop, Dr. Carla shared lessons learned from HOTGIRLS media literacy programs and workshops and incorporated relevant examples from social media, hip hop culture, magazines, and reality TV shows.
Read the articles below for more information.
- Protecting the Children, Decatur Daily, March 5, 2014
- Alabama Child Safety Conference on Tuesday Decatur Daily, March 3, 2014 (PDF) (feature story on Dr. Carla)
- Hundreds Gather in Decatur to Discuss Child Safety, Huntsville News | ABC 31 WAAY-TV Huntsville, March 5, 2014
- Child Safety Conference Draws Hundreds, Fox 54 Huntsville, March 4, 2014