What Programs We Offer:
School groups: K- 5th and 6th -12th
Healthy Relationships is a sexual harassment prevention and relationships skills curriculum. It explores topics such as: self-awareness, self-esteem, personal boundaries, respecting personal rights and boundaries of others, developing effective communication skills and negotiating successful solutions to conflict.
Voices: Girl Empowerment
School groups: 6th-12th
Voices: Girl Empowerment was created to address the unique needs of adolescent girls and young women. A dynamic program that encourages girls to seek and celebrate their "true selves" by giving them a safe space, encouragement, structure and support to embrace their important journey of self discovery.
MVP Girls and Boys:
School groups: 6th-College
The MVP program offers two uniquely designed programs for girls and for boys. It utilizes a creative "bystander" approach to gender violence and bullying prevention. A discussion based model, it uses real life scenarios that speak to common experiences of each gender in high school and college.
School groups: 6th -12th
Safe Dates is an adolescent dating abuse prevention program that deals with attitudes and behaviors associated with dating abuse. It is there to raise student awareness of what constitutes healthy and abusive dating relationships, the causes and consequences of dating abuse and will equip students with the skills and resources to help themselves or friends in a abusive dating relationship.
In Their Shoes:
School groups: 9th-12th
In Their Shoes: Teens and Dating Violence has a scenario-based training style that is designed to help participants talk about what dating is like for today's teens. It provides a snapshot of unhealthy teen relationships with the goal of generating thoughtful discussion.
The Council for Boys and Young Men, exists to support boys' developing identities in a strengths-based, positive manner. It follows a model of structured support groups. The Council believes that meeting boys' social-emotional needs now as they are growing into young men, will promote more positive relationships in all of their relationships, including girls. Covering topics from healthy competition, bullying, emotions, male and female roles to strength through diversity, gender representation in media and community each council has something to offer.
The Councils are broken down into these two age groups: 9-14 and 13-18.
The Girls Circle is a model of structured support groups. It is designed to foster self-esteem, help girls maintain authentic connection with peers and adult women in their community, counter trends toward self-doubt, and allow for genuine self-expression through verbal sharing and creative activity. Covering topics from celebrating individuality and diversity, exploration of goals and dreams, getting along with others, celebrating personal growth, to body image and goal for healthy living, role models, creativity, relationships, and family, every circle has something to offer.
The Circles are broken down in to these age groups: 9-14, 11- 13, 12-18, 14-18
The Women's Circle is a support group for women to share and explore, empower, build skills and encourage one another to live authentically in mind, body, heart and spirit. We are central in the making and shaping of communities - surviving and thriving, protecting and nurturing life on earth. Covering topics from relationships, personality styles, self-care, interpersonal safety, setting boundaries, clarifying values and purpose, goal setting, to managing money, addressing conflicts, building skills in work and professional life, coping with adversity and difficult emotions, there is a circle for every woman.
Ages: 11-18 (of Daughters)
The Mother-Daughter Circle is a structured support group for mothers and their daughters, ages 11-18. The purpose of this circle is to promote a healthy and sustaining bond between mothers and daughters during the transitional years from girlhood to young womanhood. The changing nature of the mother-daughter relationship during adolescence is one of the most widely recognized and commonly shared challenges in our society. Covering topics from empathy and understanding, healthy communication skills, stress reduction skills, clear and reasonable limit setting, to accountability and ownership practices, relationship success strategies and exploring meanings and messages about being female, each circle will provide a bonding experience for each mother-daughter relationship.
Darkness to Light: Stewards of Children
Designed to help adults become confident and competent in knowing how to prevent sexual abuse and how to react skillfully if it occurs, Stewards of Children is a 2 hour training session. The training involves a mix of survivor stories, expert advice and practical guidance for preventing child sexual abuse. You will learn about making choices, taking risks and supporting each other, not to mention getting simple strategies to prevent and respond to sexual abuse.
*Every program we offer has been purchased. If you would like more information on One Circle Foundation and Darkness to Light please visit their websites at: onecirclefoundation.org and d2l.org.
Fuel for Thought:
1. IT IS FREE. 100% completely free. No strings attached.
2. Education is key to prevention.
3. Bystander intervention can seem overwhelming. We can give you tips and guidelines, run you through role playing and scenarios so that you leave confident and ready to be proactive.
4. Sexual assault, domestic violence and dating violence are prevalent and affecting you, someone you already know or someone you may meet.
5. Sexual violence does not have an age limit. 1 in 10 children are victims of sexual assault.
6. It is important to talk to your teens about dating violence. We can give you tips, offer advice, arm you with information, intervention techniques and what to do if your teen is involved in a violent dating relationship.
7. Domestic violence does not happen to a certain gender, race, sexuality or economic standing. It exists on every socioeconomic level.
8. Understanding how sexual objectification for both genders is prevalent in victim blaming and rape culture can help you be a champion for prevention.
9. We offer programs that will work in any organization, school or group.
10. You are our Community and we care about you.
Each program we offer has something for everyone.