‘Prom on Fleek’ fashion show, teen summit tackles tough issues

3/10/2017, 6 a.m.

A “Prom on Fleek” fashion show and teen summit on March 17 at Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church will tackle tough issues impacting today’s young people.

It begins at 7 p.m. and is free to attend. Seating is limited – contact Donna Tate at 770-879-6342.

The Y.E.S. Conference is presented by the church’s M.A.R.K.E. Grove Youth Ministry and the nonprofit Community Unification Initiatives Inc.

There will be interactive discussions about the truth and consequences of choices teens make on prom night that can affect them for years or a lifetime. Topics include domestic violence, drug use, date rape and unprotected sex. Experts will be on hand.

The fashion show will feature prom dresses and tuxedos.

CUI, formerly Christians United Inc., evolved in 2009 from Greater Piney Grove’s Embrace HIV/AIDS Ministry. Its mission is to make an impact on the community by providing educational services, HIV/AIDS education, health literacy workshops, and mentoring services to families.

The church is at 1879 Glenwood Ave. S.E. in Atlanta. For more information, visit www.greaterpineygrove.com and cuiatl.org.