Youth & Teens

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          • Kids Club

While mothers are attending our support groups their children are able to participate in our Kids Club program. This group is for children ages 4 to 17, who have been exposed to domestic violence. Kids Club helps children increase their emotional resiliency, develop non-violent conflict resolutions skills, cultivate safety, and provide assets that will help them avoid future risks all through art workshops.

For more information on Kids Club, please call (408) 501-7550.

 

  • Be Strong Club

James Lick High School:  Be Strong is a club of female identified students committed to empowering women to become leaders in their community in preventing harmful social norms and working toward gender equity.  Members will learn and discuss sociology of gender sexuality and race.  They will gain tools to make healthy decisions that lead to empowered lives.  This club meeting takes place on Wednesdays (beginning January 21, 2015) during rotating class periods in the Counseling Support Center.  Members will be excused from classes during club meetings.  Questions?  Contact Pavel Korobkov at pkorobkov@nextdoor.org or call Pavel at 408-501-7545

  • My Strength Club

James Lick High School:  My Strength is a club of male identified students committed to becoming leaders in their community in preventing harmful social norms and working toward gender equity. Members will learn and discuss sociology of gender sexuality and race.  They will gain tools to make healthy decisions that lead to empowered lives.  This club meeting takes place on Wednesdays (beginning January 21, 2015) during rotating class periods in the Counseling Support Center.  Members will be excused from classes during club meetings.  Questions?  Contact Pavel Korobkov at pkorobkov@nextdoor.org or call Pavel at 408-501-7545

  • Proud Of Wanting Equal Relationships (P.O.W.E.R.) Youth Leadership Program

P.O.W.E.R. is an 11-month PAID program beginning in the summer for local high school students. The program focuses on providing youth with the tools needed to become agents of change around the public health issue of Gender Based Violence.

As a P.O.W.E.R. leader, teens will be a part of an inspiring and innovative youth led social justice program that develops campaigns on their school campuses.  P.O.W.E.R. leaders can look forward to experiencing these opportunities:

  • Training with experts in the field of domestic violence and youth activism working to better the world
  • Exploring possible solutions to Gender Based Violence with peers and developing campaigns to address the issue
  • Gaining leadership experience
  • Building relationships with a diverse group of teens
  • Gaining invaluable work experience

For more information on the P.O.W.E.R. program, please email or call Pavel Korobkov at pkorobkov@nextdoor.org. or 408-501-7545.

You can watch a short video made by our current P.O.W.E.R. team team to get an idea of what the program is from actual participants here.

 
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