Educators and youth workers know that the needs of today’s young people are complex, with an increased vulnerability to risky behaviors.
Penn’s Youth Initiative partners with schools and youth organizations to help meet some of the ‘easily missed’ social and emotional needs by offering interactive programming that is fun and engaging.
Presentations from Penn’s Youth Initiative empower, encourage and educate students to desire, value and seek out healthy relationships.
Our program uses the highly acclaimed REAL Essentials curricula in the classroom and is suited for both middle and high school students. This curricula is specifically designed to help young people develop skills necessary to form healthy relationships, setting their lives up for long-term success.
High school and middle school curricula
Risk prevention strategies that affirm individual worth
LIVE remote learning classroom presentations available
Age-appropriate, inclusive, and trauma-informed
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