The annual conference offers junior high and high school females an opportunity to attend workshops that promote creativity, healthy bodies, healthy minds, and taking charge of their lives.
The 2020 Girl-Wise Conference has been cancelled to address the potential risks associated with COVID-19. Please check back on the website for any updates. In the meantime, please view highlights of the 2019 conference.
The Nineteenth Judicial Circuit and the Lake County Juvenile Justice Council continue to partner with agencies in the community to present the Annual Girl Wise Conference. The planning committee of this conference includes representatives from Juvenile/Probation Services, State’s Attorney’s Office, NICASA, Omni Youth Services, Regional Office of Education, the College of Lake County, and females in the community. A video description of the conference can be viewed here.
All funding used for this conference is acquired through donations from various agencies in the community, as well as personal donations from representatives of the committee.