Harbourside Place to Host Generation Stand Up’s Music Fest

Jupiter, FL – (March 23, 2016) – Harbourside Place, Jupiter’s premier waterfront shopping, dining and entertainment destination, is pleased to announce their partnership with the local, non-profit, The Stand UP Foundation. An organization which provides a platform for teens to connect and collaborate in order to build social and emotional strength that will effect change within their communities, in their personal lives and among their peers.

“The Stand UP Foundation is very excited about its partnership and support from Harbourside Place,” Ashley Le Grange, LMHC, NCC, Director and Founder of Stand UP Foundation. “We are so excited to share these important topics with the entire community at such a beautiful venue.”

Harbourside Place and The Stand UP Foundation will host a monthly series, Generation Stand Up’s Music Fest, which will creatively combine entertainment by local high school students and educational presentations on social and emotional issues our community faces.

On April 2, 2016, at 6 p.m., the first installment of the series titled “Rock Out to Knock Out Unhealthy Relationships” will take place at the Harbourside Place Waterfront Amphitheater. “Relationships and Decisions Teen Trainer Program” from Alpert Jewish Family & Children’s Services” will present an interactive and innovative presentation that will address the difference between healthy and unhealthy relationships, early identification of abuse warning signs, how stereotypes and self-esteem impact our friendship and relationship choices, types of bullying and prevention, coping strategies, and seeking help.

Following the educational presentation, Title Boxing Club of Jupiter, will give a brief course on the “7 Concepts of Self Defense”:
1. Situation Awareness
2. When You’re in a Bad Situation
3. Controlling the Situation
4. Confidence
5. Strike First
6. Get to Safety
7. There are No Rules

Afterwards, the audience will be treated to musical performances by 18-year-old Grace Givertz of Berklee College of Music, and Somnis, a local band based out of Lake Worth made up of four high school students, performing a mix of alternative, hard rock and Indie covers.

A full timeline of events include:
• 6:00-6:15 pm: Introductions made by Stand UP Foundation and Women Making Waves Members
• 6:15-7:00 pm: Knock Out Unhealthy Relationships presented by Alpert Jewish Family & Children’s Services’ Relationships and Decisions Teen Trainer Program
• 7:00-7:45 pm: Self Defense 101 presented by Title Boxing Club of Jupiter
• 7:45-8:45 pm: Musical performance by Grace Givertz
• 8:45-10 pm: Musical performance by Somnis

All attendees will receive 3 hours of community service. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit http://www.standupfoundationfl.org/healthy_relationships.