Advocacy Training and Planning Session

Sexual Health Education in
El Paso County School Districts

Advocacy Training and Planning Session

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

YWCA Joyce Jaynes Branch 
1600 Brown, 79902

 
Goal
The goal is to create a workshop that increases knowledge on teen pregnancy prevention through comprehensive sexual health education. The workshop will teach participants how to advocate to a school district for comprehensive sexual health education policy.

Objectives
  • Discuss the teen pregnancy rates in El Paso County
  • Describe the implications of teen pregnancy on educational status, health, and job growth
  • Describe the benefits of comprehensive sexual health education in schools
  • Identify Texas Education Code requirements and perceptions for human sexuality instruction
  • Identify components and responsibilities of a SHAC
  • List the differences between advocating and lobbying
  • Identify the components of the SHAC presentation
  • Identify strategies to advocate
This is brought to you in collaboration with the Two Should Know Initiative

Sexual Health Education Policy Information Session


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General Meeting 2/16/17

Join us for our first meeting of the year!

Thursday February 16th, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

YWCA Joyce Jaynes
1600 Brown
El Paso, Texas 79902

General Meeting Room

Congratulations to the new 2016/2017 Leadership Team!

Coalition Leadership:


Coalition Chair 
Lucia Hernandez

Coalition Co-Chair
Diana Ortiz

Task Force Chairs:

Evaluation Assessment Research (EAR)
Chair - Christopher Villa 

Events & Outreach Chair
Chair - Isaac Duran
Co-Chair - Pam Ponce

Faith Based
Chair - Rosalyn Negron

Media 
Chair - Adriano Perez

Policy 
Chair - Brittany Huerta

General Meeting 10/20/16

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Thursday October 20, 2016
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

YWCA Joyce Jaynes Branch
1600 N. Brown
El Paso, Texas 79902
General Meeting Room

General Meeting 7/21/16

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Thursday July 21, 2016
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Vista College
6106 Montana
El Paso, Texas 79925

Auditorium