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​​Youth and Education Workgroup

The 2019-2020 Youth and Education Workgroup consists of over 50 individuals representing various city departments, organizations and schools.  

Click the link below​ for the April 2020 Youth and Education Newsletter!

Youth and Education April 2020 Newsletter.pdf

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In Their Shoes Presentations

Scenario-based training designed to help participants talk about what dating is like for today’s teens – from their perspective.  Participants will become teen chara​cters, make choices about their relationship, and see what happens.  The activity generates discussion about characteristics of unhealthy relationships and what opportunities/resources exist to support those experiencing them.  

 If you're interested in hosting In Their Shoes. ​Please
​contact Tammy Rivera,
tammy.rivera@phoenix.gov  602-292-3415.

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For more information about healthy relationships, please visit: https://www.joinonelove.org/​​

​​​Teen Dating ​Violence 

Awareness Month February 2020 

Video Contest Winner:​

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The Strategic Initiatives team works closely with youth serving organizations and local high schools to provide education and awareness on all of the campaigns and initiatives. 

We engage our youth throughout the year by conducting presentations on teen dating violence, healthy relationships, social media safety, sex trafficking and 
consent, coordinating resource fairs and sponsoring awareness-themed sporting events and contests. 

If you are interested in hosting a free youth presentation or if you would like additional information, call, text or email tammy.rivera@phoenix.gov  602-292-3415.​

​Sergio Gomez
Strategic Initiatives Manager
(602) 262-4946

Tammy Rivera
Strategic Initiatives Specialist
(602) 292-3415​​​


Youth Resource Feb 2020.pdf