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Sharpton's daughter to speak at Falls conference for teens, young women

Sharpton_dominiqueDominique Sharpton, daughter of civil rights activist Al Sharpton, will be a guest presenter at the Niagara Falls Housing Authority's "Let's Talk" Conference on Friday.

The annual event, aimed at encouraging dialogue with teens and young women, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Doris W. Jones Family Resource Building, 3001 Ninth St., Niagara Falls.

“The annual “Let’s Talk” Conference was developed to provide emerging female leaders with access to successful role models and workshops that educate and provide a toolbox of life skills that can help them on their success journey,” Housing Authority Executive Directdor Stephanie W. Cowart said in a written statement.

Dominique Sharpton is the director of membership for the National Action Network, has done acting work and produces her father's weekly radio show.

For more information about the conference, call (716) 285-5374.

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