Women's Intergenerational Conference strengthens community bonds

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) ---- In keeping with the Women's month celebrations, Rock Valley College hosted a conference dedicated to honoring multi-generational achievement on Saturday.

Called "Bridging The Generational Divide," members of the Multicultural Club and Association of Latino American Students put together the event as a way to strengthen connections and relationships between women of multiple generations through small group activities, performances and presentations on domestic violence and environmental stewardship.

"Five generation are currently in the Unites States and their just seems to be a greater need for generations to understand to work together to know that all generations have made contributions and bring them closer together relationship wise. So with the Multicultural club they also believe in different cultures coming together," said conference organizer Kristin Wilson.