Denver Urban Spectrum has run a great article about Smart-Girl this month. The article includes highlights from programs at Rachel B. Noel Middle School and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Denver. If you haven’t picked up a copy lately you can read the article here.
There are many organizations in our community working to prevent teen pregnancy and educate youth about the consequences of unprotected and early sexual activity. A great resource for current efforts and policy initiatives is the Healthy Colorado Youth Alliance. In addition Colorado Y
Ryan Warner, host of Colorado Matters on Colorado Public Radio, interiewed Sameen DeBard, Program Director for Smart-Girl and visisted Scott Carpenter Middle School. Warner discusses the need for the program and what girls learn from it. You can hear part of the interview here.
NBC is doing a two part series on the teen brain. Tonights segment was about the teen brain and electronics. Check it out at http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/42557051/ns/nightly_news/ Tomorrow they will be talking about teens and sleep.