{AUDIO} PSA by Marcella Jones for Upcoming Town Hall Meeting

We are counting down the days now until our TOWN HALL MEETING: “GIRL FIGHT: EXAMINING THE PROBLEM, CREATING SOLUTIONS.” Listen to the PSA by Marcella Jones, Asst. Program/Music Director & Morning Personality for
WKKC 89.3FM and also co-moderator of this event. This is a community event you don’t want to miss. Invite the girls in your family, neighborhood, or youth group to attend. We want to hear from them and create solutions based on their input. Will you join us?

COMMUNITY TOWN HALL
Wednesday, June 18th
Kennedy King College, Auditorium- Building U
740 W. 63rd Street, Chicago, IL

Schedule:
*Pre- Event Resource Fair: 4:30 p.m.
Town Hall: 5:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
*Post-Resource Fair & Reception – 6:45 -7:30 p.m.

For more detailed information and/or to register for this event, click here.

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The Truth About Teen Dating Violence

Did you know February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month? Nearly four in 10 adolescents (both male and female) have experienced physical or sexual dating violence. Dating violence isn’t always as obvious as a black eye. It is anytime an individual purposely hurts or scares someone they are dating, and includes physical, emotional, or sexual abuse.-U.S Department of Health & Human Services Visit Our Resource Section For More Statistic

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D2F Pregnancy Prevention Program Evaluation: Findings from U of C Chapin Hall First Baseline Survey

Baseline Data Release Alert!

Teen Pregnancy Prevention through a Holistic Ecological Model

In a desire to measure our impact through more rigorous evaluation, Demoiselle 2 Femme has partnered with Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago to examine teen pregnancy prevention through a holistic youth development approach. The research is funded through the Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) of the Administration for Children and Families under the Affordable Care Act.

Using the Demoiselle 2 Femme, NFP’s 3-D PRIDE curriculum as the intervention along with our holistic services (personal development, mentorship, college/career access, service learning, educational and cultural field trips) we are striving to delay sexual activity, pregnancy and STIs among teen girls. Through the conduits of these services, girls gain self-sufficiency and access to explore a world of opportunities for a healthier future.

To view the full baseline Chapin Hall report please click here. For further information on research and evaluation of our programs visit our website www.demoiselle2femme.org