It Takes a Village: Connecting With Today’s Youth

Posted on April 2, 2004

It Takes a Village: Connecting With Today’s Youth
This is a three part workshop series designed to provide information and tools about how to connect with today’s youth and communicate with them more effectively about issues that are difficult to discuss.

Thursday, May 13 (Part 1 of a 3 part series)
African-American Resource Center
Promoting Healthy Choices in Teens
Penn Alum, Ivan Juzang is concerned that messages about responsible sexual behavior are not getting through to black urban youth. He created a mechanism to let their voices be heard and to educate them so they can make better choices about their bodies and their lives. He is the president of MEE Productions, a consultant on scores of Hollywood movies, has worked on campaigns in major cities around the country to reduce dropout and teen-pregnancy rates, promote HIV-treatment options and empower low-income parents.
Time: Noon ? 1:30 pm
Location: TBA
Access: Free and Open to the Public
Contact: AARC, aarc@pobox.upenn.edu or 215-898-0104

Thursday, May 20 (Part 2 of a 3 part series)
African-American Resource Center and the Penn Bookstore
Inspiring Students to Succeed in Public Schools
Salome Thomas-El, author of the bestseller ?I Choose to Stay?, has found a way to empower students to excel. He is a true hero. His book, ?I Choose to Stay: A Teacher?s Fight for America?s Inner City Schools? is moving and full of hope, and proves beyond a doubt that a commitment to teaching in the public schools can result in excellence and success for children most of society has abandoned. Time: Noon ? 1:30 pm
Location: Penn Bookstore, 3601 Walnut Street
Access: Free and Open to the Public
Contact: AARC, aarc@pobox.upenn.edu or 215-898-0104


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