RHIG Partners with YES! (The Youth Empowerment and Support Program) to Deliver Motivational & Life Skills Programming for Vulnerable Youth in Venice, CA

The Youth Empowerment & Support Program (YteachingES!) is partnering with the Reproductive Health Interest Group (RHIG) to provide educational programming for underprivileged youth in Venice, California. Operating out of Safe Place for Youth – Venice, The YES! Team will deliver engaging and interactive course content focused on providing youth with innovative job and life skills coupled with motivational messages and techniques designed to maximize their personal and environmental resources.

Currently, RHIG is recruiting 4-5 interested students with backgrounds in community education to join the YES! Team. Individuals involved would commit 3-7 hours a month developing and delivering educational lesson plans. Each learning activity will include a 15 minute oral lesson component along with a 45 minute interactive activity to reinforce and practice the lessons main messages. The target population will include males and females from ages 12-25 years old from homeless or low-income background. Members will also be responsible for creating evaluation mechanisms to update and evaluate the program throughout its implementation.

Project start date is scheduled for early Winter Quarter.

Interested students please email RHIG Advocacy Co-Chair: Jasmine Uysal at uysaljasmine@ucla.edu.




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