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May

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Summer of Love

The Making Caring Common project (Harvard Graduate School of Education) came out with a study recently about youth ages 18-25 and their beliefs and experiences with relationships. The full study (well worth a read) says lots of interesting things. But, perhaps the most interesting part is that over 70% of the students surveyed wish their […]

28
Mar

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Power Up, Speak Out! Funds Girls Camp-In at Hamilton Middle School

Our lessons are designed to help middle school students develop a sense of what they deserve within healthy peer relationships. This includes healthy friendships! We believe that all middle school students, no matter their gender, deserve to be accepted for who they are. But, healthy friendships among girls and building up feelings of self-worth among […]

06
Mar

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Social Skills Benefit the Whole School

With the current testing and academically focused culture, teaching social skills (sometimes called “soft skills”) is not always a priority. However, we know that social skills are important. Every adult, if given the choice, would choose to be a part of a work environment where they get treated well and feel like they can be […]

06
Feb

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Healthy Relationships Mix Tape

The statistics about teen dating violence are super depressing. One in three teens in the U.S. are experiencing dating abuse – this includes physical, sexual, verbal, and emotional abuse.* But, YOU can make a difference and help bring that number down! How, you ask? By helping the students in your life to learn what a […]

10
Jan

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MLK Jr. Day of Service @ Roosevelt Middle School

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a federally recognized holiday to explore and celebrate the amazing accomplishments over time in civil rights, specifically with MLK Jr. In Red Lodge, students go to school on this holiday. While this frustrates some as many federal holidays are observed by closing government organizations, it provides an excellent opportunity […]

02
Dec

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Travis, Sam, and Brooke have fun teaching healthy relationships at school

How to Make Something Cool Happen at Your School

The Power Up team are regular special guests (or interrupters of regular scheduled programming) at our local middle school. Throughout the year we barge in on assemblies in costume and character, organize flash mobs, and shake up students’ expectations to spread the message that it takes all of us to create schools where everyone can […]

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