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Friday, 26 April 2013 08:31

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(A one day conference for parents and teens)….The theme, Building Healthy Families for a Better Community . It is being held all day Saturday at the Del Rio Community School on I Street in Brawley. The conference is being hosted by the Imperial County Coalition for Expecting and Parenting Teens, in collaboration with the Imperial County Probation Department. It starts at 8:30 in the morning and registration is free on-site. Workshops include; Communication, Parents and Youth, Risk Factor Awareness, Safe Sleep for Babies, Pregnancy Prevention, Wise Guys, Sexual Assault and Healthy Relationships. Breakfast and Lunch will be provided, as well as other fun items. The conference is the result of a recent report that listed the Imperial County 4th in teen birth rates in the State, costing taxpayers $8.3 million annually and an estimated $34 million in annual societal costs.