Healthy Relationships is a 2-week training program for junior high school, high school, and college students. As adolescents and young adults develop and try to form their own identity outside of their peer groups and family, they also experience extremes of emotions and moods. Each 90-minute session will explore the dynamics of unhealthy relationships, intimate partner violence, the dangers of controlling and jealous behaviors, characteristics of healthy romantic relationships and friendships, and how to ask for help when afraid or being harmed.
Creating A Safe Space is 2-day training for college students for the purpose of organizing a group of students to support female students who feel unsafe or afraid to walk home in the evening. Half day session will provide psycho-education about sexual violence and the impact of trauma while supporting their capacity to support their peers and strengthen the culture on campus.
Understanding Consent is a 2-week training program for junior high school, high school, and. college students. The earlier the topic of sexual violence is had, the earlier we can increase understanding of consent, respecting women’s rights and safety, and encouraging body autonomy where youth feel empowered to decide if and when another person can touch, hug, or kiss them. The conversation has to also continue with young adults as they navigate independence and changed relationship dynamics. Each 90-minute session will educate adolescents and young adults on the damaging impact of normalizing violence against women in media, the use of misogynistic language, the objectification of the female body, and when no means no.
Social Emotional Learning is a 2-week training for junior high school and high school students. We will educate and support students in the process of acquiring and applying the necessary skills, knowledge, and attitudes to understand and manage emotions, feel and show empathy for others, set and achieve positive goals, and establish and maintain positive and healthy relationships with their peers and persons that they interact with.