We Want Healthy Futures For Our Youth

I chose to become an educator because I want to equip youth with the tools necessary to be successful. Sexual health education particularly spoke to me because I know the potential outcomes of early sexual involvement and how these outcomes can have lasting impacts. Here at Teen emPower! Inc., we believe every young person deserves…

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Developmental Assets and Why They Matter

Lead Author: Aicha Diop I had just finished my teaching session and we were going around the room talking about what we learned. One student raised their hand and said, “I learned I can say no.”  Admittedly, I was taken aback because of the many layers this answer carried. In that moment I realized I…

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Pro-Prevention Sexual Health

If you have attended many sporting events,  you have likely seen the athletes warming up prior to the game. They do this to prevent potential injuries. No one argues whether this is unnecessary or good because, of course, keeping players healthy and safe should be a priority. Teaching pro-prevention sexual health is the same. The…

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