Introducing the ‘Be Strong’ Curriculum
Posted on Tuesday, July 24th, 2012
Peace Over Violence is launching our Be Strong Curriculum!
Be Strong is an asset-based health promotion and violence prevention curriculum empowering young women ages 13-19. The curriculum builds on concepts of womanhood, respect, and positive relationships as a strategy for health promotion and violence prevention.
Be Strong has been piloted and implemented in eight Los Angeles Unified School District schools during the 2008-9 school year. It is aligned with California Department of Education Academic Curriculum Standards and the 40 Developmental Assets for Adolescents (ages 12-18) identified by Search Institute. Also, the curriculum is evidence-informed by independent data analysis conducted by Harder+Co.
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