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Surviving Quarantine with Your Partner for adults

Skill-building activities are utilized to teach the participant how to establish healthy boundaries and maintain mutually beneficial connections. 

Protection Methods

Safer sex is better sex. Our expert sexual health educators are here to provide tips for protecting yourself from pregnancy and STIs.

Los Métodos Anticonceptivos para adultos  (Español)

Esta presentación cubre los métodos de protección más utilizados y cómo funcionan para reducir el embarazo no deseado y las infecciones de transmisión sexual.

Sexually Transmitted Infections 201 for adults

The program helps us identify the most common STIs, including HIV. Review modes of transmission, symptoms, treatments and prevention..

Infecciones de Transmisión Sexual 201 para adultos (Español)

El programa nos ayuda a identificar las ITS más comunes, incluido el VIH. Revisar los modos de transmisión, síntomas, tratamientos y prevención.

Real Life. Real Talk para padres/cuidadores (Español)

Real Life. Real Talk.® (RLRT) está diseñado para fomentar un diálogo saludable sobre sexualidad y salud entre padres, adolescentes, familias y comunidades. Este programa aumenta la conciencia, cambia las actitudes, aumenta las conversaciones positivas y significativas de la comunidad y la familia, y fortalece el conocimiento

Cómo Hablar con su hijo sobre Sexualidad para padres/cuidadores (Español)

Esta presentación proporciona a los padres / cuidadores habilidades para comenzar discusiones familiares sobre la salud sexual y la pubertad. Los participantes aprenderán el tiempo recomendado para comenzar a hablar con sus hijos, así como las respuestas a las preguntas más frecuentes formuladas por los jóvenes sobre este tema.

How to Talk to Your Child About Sexuality for parents/caregivers

This presentation provides parents/caregivers with skills to begin family discussions about sexual health and puberty. Participants will learn the recommended time to start talking with their child as well as responses for the most commonly asked questions posed by youth on this topic.

Real Life. Real Talk for parents/caregivers

Real Life. Real Talk.® (RLRT) is designed to encourage a healthy dialogue about sexuality and health among parents, teens, families, and communities. This program heightens awareness, shifts attitudes, increases positive, meaningful community and family conversations, and strengthens knowledge.

Supporting Students & Answering Tough Questions for Teachers/Educators

Are you an educator? A counselor? A parent? A mentor? This week we’re thrilled to provide resources for parents and educators to help support students and answer tough questions.


Courts Matter for young adults

Federal courts play a crucial role in deciding on basic legal protections and civil rights of our communities. Join us for a special discussion about where the U.S. Federal court system stands and how you can help protect our reproductive freedoms.

How to Use Your Voice & What You Can Do for young adults

Never be afraid to raise your voice for justice. Join us and learn how to advocate for reproductive freedom. 


Healthy vs. Unhealthy Relationships for high school

What do healthy relationships look like and what are the red flags? What are the signs of an abusive relationship? Do you have to have sex to have a healthy relationship? We’re here to answer those questions and give you the tools to recognize healthy behaviors and relationships. 

Sexually Transmitted Infections 101 for high school 

Have you thought about how to protect yourself from sexually transmitted infections? Our sex ed experts are providing a medically-accurate, judgement-free session on the facts about STIs.

Protecting Myself- The Basics on Birth Control for high school

Have you sought enthusiastic consent from your partner? Have you talked about birth control & condoms? Our expert sexual health educators are available to answer all your birth control questions.

Stand up Gulf Coast: How to be an Ally for ages 14-18

The power is in YOU to make sure your peers and community are safe. Our expert sexual health educators are empowering teens to be allies where they work, live, and play.

Know Your Facts- Trivia for high school youth

Bring your favorite snack, play games, and test your knowledge of sexual health and other hot topics.


My Future, My Way: Goal Setting for youth 12-14

What’s your future plan? Thinking about what you want in the future makes it easier to make smart decisions today. Teens identify their long-term goals and what impact pregnancy and STIs have on those goals.

Hello Nonprofit Partners, 

Please share the following Microsoft and City of Houston opportunity with your sites, student body, and other community partners.

Participants between the ages of 18 – 26 with an interest in digital technology careers can join the Virtual Symposium on Digital Technology Careers on Monday, June 22nd and Tuesday, June 23rd. Each day will be filled with workshops focused on: online learning and virtual collaboration; Post-COVID career opportunities in digital technology; emerging technologies in industry and society; and pathways to industry and higher education.

The City of Houston is partnering with Houston Community College for the 2020 COVID-19 Community Health Education Fellowship (CHEF) program.

Participation in this program will provide young adults with the opportunity to explore public health education while learning about the work of community health workers and interacting with professionals of the field and leaders in the industry. 

The Community Health Education Fellow (CHEF) will be responsible for conducting outreach, advocacy, counseling, and education to the 22 Super Neighborhoods and neighborhoods of Mayor’s Complete Communities Initiative. These communities have been greatly affected by COVID-19.

The certification program will begin on June 29th and end on July 17, 2020. The paid experience ends September 2020. This is a 10-week paid opportunity. The application will close on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. You must be between the ages of 18 to 24, not currently enrolled in post-secondary institution, or working in order to participate in this program. 

HCDE CASE for Kids is researching a more comprehensive picture of how the Out-of-School Time (OST) community is being impacted by COVID-19. Information collected through this survey will be used to inform community decision-makers of the damage to the OST community and to record needed resources to support the re-opening and recovery of our field. Please help us achieve a full picture of what is happening in OST, complete the survey here.

This is a repost from the We Stories’ Blog!

We’re all adjusting to life being lived exclusively from our homes, and more times than not, that can have one grasping for something new to do. With help from the local library, we’ve got you covered! Hoopla and Libby/Overdrive have been lifesaver apps in the age of self-quarantining, and we want to share some of the gems we found while sifting through both platforms. Below you’ll find lists for the whole family, no matter their age!

In case you don’t have a library card yet, you can head here to register for one from the St. Louis County Library system, or visit your local library’s website to find out how you can get a card online. Happy Reading!

Picture Book Recs:                                   

  • Alma and How She Got Her Name
  • Fry Bread
  • Big Mooncake for Little Star (Also a video short on Hoopla!)
  • Birdsong
  • Someone New
  • The Undefeated
  • The Day You Begin
  • Carmela Full of Wishes
  • Sulwe
  • Last Stop on Market Street
  • King of Kindergarten
  • Trombone Shorty                                       

Young Adult Book Recs:                                   

  • Dragon Pearl
  • Children of Virtue and Vengeance
  • Sal & Gabi Break the Universe
  • A Good Kind of Trouble
  • Pet
  • Look Both Ways
  • Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America
  • Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky                       

Adult Book Recs:                                           

  • The Water Dancer
  • Southern History Across the Poverty Line
  • White Fragility
  • The New Jim Crow
  • They Were Her Property
  • The Color of Law
  • An Indigenous People’s History of the US
  • Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?

Please visit the We Stories blog for more information.

Houston Coalition Against Hate

Houston Coalition Against Hate (HCAH) is a network of community-based
organizations, institutions and leaders in Houston that have come together to collectively address and prevent incidents of hate, bias, discrimination and violence against Houstonians on the basis of their religion, race/ethnicity, gender, gender identity/expression, disability, age, sexual orientation, and immigration status.

The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond (PISAB)

The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond (PISAB), is a national and international collective of anti-racist, multicultural community organizers and educators dedicated to building an effective movement for social transformation.

Courageous Conversations

Founded by Glenn E. Singleton in 1992, Pacific Educational Group is committed to achieving racial equity in the U.S. and beyond. We engage in sustained partnerships featuring training, coaching and consulting with organizations to transform beliefs, behaviors, and results so people of all races can achieve at their highest levels and live their most empowered and powerful lives.

Multicultural Alliance

Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the Multicultural Alliance® promotes inclusive communities, working toward the elimination of bias, bigotry, and oppression and encouraging understanding and equity through shared experiences and educational programming.

The Summit

Girls Empowerment Network’s Pathfinder Leadership Summit is a personal and professional development program aimed at giving rising 9th-12th grade girls a head start on their road to independence, college and career. This years Pathfinder Leadership Summit will be virtual to ensure the safety of all participants.

The Workshops

In addition to the yearly summit, Girls Empowerment Network also hosts Pathfinder Workshops throughout the year.

Access the application here!