Rating: 5 stars 1 1 review 437
1400 Ne 136th Ave No 201 Vancouver WA 98684 USA
Empower teens by equipping them with the knowledge and strategies for healthy choices regarding sexual activity. Encourage parents by providing support and resources to help their children make healthy choices. Equip the community by nurturing a culture that supports abstinence as a healthy choice.
Promotes abstinance until marriage, targeting teens in the public school system. There is a focus on development of relationship skills, spreading awareness of the dangers of pornography and premarital sex, including potential of std's and unwanted pregnancy.
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Hands down the best prevention program I have ever seen. Covering all aspects of youth awareness to the sexual dangers present in such a turbulent time in a young person's life.
After volunteering some time with AWARE I became even more awed at the scope of the programs that they offer! From the dangers of pornography to abstinence to taking on the horror of child sex-trafficking. Our schools would be at a GREAT loss to not include these comprehensive, youth-friendly education programs in an annual curriculum.
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My attitude towards sex-trafficking. Previous to working with AWARE, I followed the paradigm that sex-trafficking was a problem for far-off countries that I had no control over. I had no idea that it was happening in the US let alone an hour from my home!
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Get them a dedicated fund-raiser on staff. And the money to afford said fund-raiser :)
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Again, completely changed my attitudes on pornography and sex-trafficking. They went from perversions that exist to something that I could help do something about!
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