Y.A KNOW(OMG Empowered)
A school or off campus based program for young men and women, created to educate youth on Values, Choices, and STD/HIV/AIDS. Students are actively involved in a 4 ½ week curriculum. Each four week session will begin with a pre-test(knowledge of what youth may already know), and a post test(what students have learned), and will end with a huge incentive for students who remain in the program. Students are required to attend all 4 sessions in order to complete the course. Throughout the four weeks, students are encouraged to be Peer Leaders, and will be responsible for keeping a weekly log, of their peers, with whom they have discussed values, choices, and STD/HIV/AIDS. The log must be signed by the peer, and adult leader or parent, and returned the following week. Incentives are given to those who complete his/her weekly log. Each four week session is facilitated by a professional facilitator, and may also include guest speakers from across the country. After completion of the course, students will walk away with a greater knowledge of themselves, better decision making, and STD/HIV/AIDS knowledge.