Happy 2014! The Violence Prevention Educators at Power Up, Speak Out! have some resolutions for the New Year (aside from drinking less coffee and arguing over which Star Wars movies are the best):
BaLeigh and Travis led a workshop on Healthy Relationships in Helena with the Office of Public Instruction’s Student Advisory Board. The Student Advisory Board advises State Superintendent Juneau for the Graduation Matters program–a statewide program to increase graduation rates in Montana. The group was...
Great news! Power Up, Speak Out! is seeking outstanding high school leaders to serve as interns at their own schools! Interns for Power Up, Speak Out! will find unique opportunities to develop professional skills while improving the health of their schools and communities. They will...
At Power Up, Speak Out! it is our mission to promote healthy, equitable, violence-free relationships by teaching critical thinking skills to youth! Because October is domestic violence awareness month, we’ve been encouraging community members in Carbon County to use these skills to think about...
BaLeigh and Travis just led a special Power Up, Speak Out! training in Bozeman, MT. The training included Bozeman area teachers and students from Bozeman High School’s Project XX Peer Mentoring club. The youth from the program are super awesome and very perceptive! We...
Hey Upstanders! Want to teach Power Up, Speak Out! in your classroom? Join Travis and BaLeigh at MEA on October 18 for our Power Up, Speak Out! teacher training and receive your FREE Healthy Relationships Toolkit! Click the link below to register! http://www.mea-mft.org/educators_conference.aspx
Are you as excited about violence prevention as we are? Teach your students our FREE, nine-lesson curriculum on healthy relationships! It’s as easy as 1,2,3! 1. Attend a FREE Training! Power Up, Speak Out! will be facilitating teacher training sessions on September 25 in...
Power Up, Speak Out! encourages youth to build healthy relationships where they can be themselves, treat others well, say no, and have fun! We teach students to be accepting of differences and to respect one another. The kids in this video are definitely “Upstanders” and...
Check out our new Let’s Talk! Media Activities page! We have posted fun and thought-provoking video clips that can be used for short (15 min) activities at the beginning of class or anytime you want to have a discussion about relationships. We’ve provided talking points...
Want to learn more about Power Up, Speak Out!? Join us in Bozeman for the 2013 Montana Behavioral Initiative (MBI) Conference at Montana State University on June 17th and 18th. Violence Prevention educators Travis Burdick and BaLeigh Harper will showcase recent Power Up, Speak...
BaLeigh Harper is a Violence Prevention Educator for Power Up, Speak Out! Originally from rural Montana, BaLeigh began her work in youth education as a student, volunteering with Domestic and Sexual Violence Services (DSVS) of Carbon County to bolster bullying and teen dating violence...
Power Up, Speak Out! presented a free, community screening of the The Bully Project documentary on Sunday, May 18th in Red Lodge. We enjoyed excellent attendance. Many community members were very moved by the stories of bullying and resilience depicted in the film. The screening was followed...