Amarillo organization invites community to engage in group dialogue

Amarillo organization invites community to engage in group dialogue
Let's Talk Amarillo works to bridge the gap between families by coming together to discuss topics that affect our lives.

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Let’s Talk Amarillo works to bridge the gap between local families by coming together to discuss topics that affect everyday lives.

Let's Talk Amarillo works to bridge the gap between families by coming together to discuss topics that affect our lives.
Let's Talk Amarillo works to bridge the gap between families by coming together to discuss topics that affect our lives.

Founder, Estella Martinez, wanted to create a safe place to have hard conversations.

“This group was formed due to a Mother’s heart,” said Martinez. “My daughter was battling suicidal thoughts and after all of the doctor visits, I thought to myself, there has to be more that we can do for our kiddos.”

Let's Talk Amarillo works to bridge the gap between families by coming together to discuss topics that affect our lives.
Let's Talk Amarillo works to bridge the gap between families by coming together to discuss topics that affect our lives.

Martinez and some friends originally created Girl Talk, a place where teen girls could talk about things like suicide, bullying, dating and family problems.

It has since grown to include anyone who needs a place to go and a helpful ear.

“At first we thought, these kids aren’t going to talk to us, but it was the exact opposite,” said Martinez. “We have people calling us every week asking us to address certain topics affecting their families.”

Let's Talk Amarillo works to bridge the gap between families by coming together to discuss topics that affect our lives.
Let's Talk Amarillo works to bridge the gap between families by coming together to discuss topics that affect our lives.

Tonight’s dialogue begins at 6:30 p.m. at Power Church in Amarillo and is open to the entire community.

For more information, visit the organization’s Facebook page.

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