The MIM Young Women’s Leadership Program (2017 Cohort) consists of a group of 15-20 diverse young women from the LYFE Program, NYC Public and Charter High Schools that participate in a 6 month peer education program while working together to create a one-day health and leadership Young Women’s Symposium for over 250 young people.
Teen Pregnancy Prevention Curricula and Peer Support Groups:
MIM Foundation’s YWLP uses only best practice and evidence-based, age-appropriate curricula and Peer Support Groups as listed below. These curricula and support groups include beneficial components such as effective communication, character building, parenting skills, anger management, conflict resolution and fiscal responsibility.
Be Proud! Be Responsible!: An evidence-based program; six-part curriculum that provides participants with skills, knowledge, and motivation to change their behaviors and act safely in the areas of pregnancy, HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.
Becoming A Responsible Teen (BART) : An HIV prevention curriculum designed primarily for African-American adolescents, in non-school, community-based settings. It consists of eight sessions, 1.5 to 2 hours each, and includes interactive group discussions and role plays that have been created by teens. Teens learn to “spread the word” to their friends about HIV risks.
MIM Young Women’s Symposium is an opportunity for young women ages 14-21 that are living with or at risk of HIV / teen pregnancy and their families to come together for education and support. Symposium Theme 2018| “SHE’s – Empowered, Educated, and Engaged.