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10th-12th Advocating for Sexual Health Education Community Action (02/07/2019)

February 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
BRIDGES,
477 N. 5th St.
Memphis, TN 38105 United States

477 N. 5th St. Memphis, TN 38105

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SPRING TRAINING opportunities for 7th-12th graders:

Saturday, February 9th  1:30pm-4:30pm at BRIDGES (477 N. 5th. St., 38105) 100 spots available

Wednesday, February 20th  4:30pm-7:30pm at BRIDGES (477 N. 5th St., 38105) 100 spots available

Bridge Builders will develop unique connections with each other through communication and team building activities.

 

ELECTIVE opportunities:

Tuesday, January 8th 5:00pm-7:00pm

Saturday, February 9th 10:00am-12:00pm

7th-12th Intergenerational Parent and Student Cooking Class Elective at Crosstown Concourse West Atrium (1350 Concourse Ave., 38104)

A fun opportunity for students and parents to learn culinary techniques while preparing a healthy meal together. A parent or guardian MUST attend with each student. 12 spots available.

Monday, February 18th TBD

7th-12th TeamBRIDGES Activities Elective at BRIDGES (477 N. 5th St., 38105)

Come help TeamBRIDGES test out some new team building activities and provide them with much-needed feedback from a youth perspective. 40 spots available.

Thursday, February 21st 5:45pm-7:00pm

7th-12th Cloud901 Art Painting Elective at Central Library (3030 Poplar Ave., 38111)

Learn art and painting basics in Cloud901’s teen lab. 25 spots available.

 

COMMUNITY ACTION opportunities:

Thursday, February 7th 5:00pm-7:00pm

10th-12th Advocating for Sexual Health Education Community Action at BRIDGES (477 N. 5th St., 38105)

Bridge Builders will participate in a “Domestic Violence 101” workshop hosted by Le Bonheur’s Be Proud! Be Responsible! That aims to help students identify healthy and unhealthy relationships and increase their awareness regarding teen dating violence. The Domestic Violence 101 workshop will be followed by an LGBTQ+ workshop facilitated by OUTMemphis. This workshop aims to provide information specifically about LGBTQ teens and their increased risks around teen pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, and STDs. Students will also learn how to confront stereotypes held around LGBTQ teens and will practice negotiating skills for adopting safe prevention methods with their partners. Students must have signed parental consent to participate. 25 spots available.

Saturday, February 16th 9:00am-12:00pm

10th-12th Be Proud! Be Responsible! Resident Training Community Action at 600 Jefferson, 38105

Experiencing a new comprehensive sexual health education by LeBonheur specifically their interactive lesson on dating violence and gender and sexuality modules led by Residents. Bridge Builders must have parents consent forms signed in order to attend. 25 spots available.

Saturday, February 23rd 11:30am-1:30pm

7th-12th Halal Food Pantry Community Action – Shift 1 at Masjid Al’Mu’minun (4412 S. 3rd St., 38109)

Bridge Builders will assist in Masjid Al-Mu’minun’s monthly food pantry and clothes distribution. 5 spots available.

Saturday, February 23rd 1:00pm-3:00pm

7th-12th Halal Food Pantry Community Action – Shift 2 at Masjid Al’Mu’minun (4412 S. 3rd St., 38109)

Bridge Builders will assist in Masjid Al-Mu’minun’s monthly food pantry and clothes distribution. 5 spots available.