Rap mogul Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, The Ludacris Foundation, and John Casablancas partner to host the 1st Annual #ME event to bring youth empowerment event to young girls in Atlanta.
The #ME event will be held in Atlanta on Sunday, March 25 at 7 p.m.
JC Penny, the retail sponsor, is providing clothes for each of the girls so that they can rock the runway with their own personal style. Key topics include: Branding One’s Self, Creating Your Own Personal Style, and Discovering the You Inside of You.
“We want to highlight the importance of leadership, education, self-discovery, and self-love," said Ludacris. "It is so important that we all, especially young ladies, dare to dream and manifest those dreams in ways that move our families, communities, society and the world forward."
The #ME event is a private event and is not open to the public. It will be moderated by Roberta Shields, Luda's mom and President of The Ludacris Foundation, and Jennifer Durazzo, Executive Director of Operations for the John Casablancas Agency.
The #ME event will serve over 50 teenage girls who have already registered to attend.
This will be an experience full of glitz, glamour, fun, introspection and visioning for girls to learn about themselves, as well as, to learn communication skills, interview techniques, makeup/beauty tips and more. Additionally, the closing fashion show will be emceed by a special surprise guest.
About The Ludacris Foundation
The Ludacris Foundation was officially established in December of 2001 to sustain Ludacris’ commitment to make a difference in the lives of youth and families. The organization was created to help young people achieve their dreams through the encouragement of ‘Principles of Leadership and Success’.
"At The Ludacris Foundation our mission is to help youth. We aim to show young people that they are the builders of their future,” said Roberta Shields.
About John Casablancas Modeling Centers
The renowned John Casablancas Modeling Centers was founded over 30 years ago to develop the undisputed path for people seeking to improve their self-image and learn what it takes to enter the entertainment business.
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