25 Years of Education, Prevention & Action for Adolescent Health
Our Youth Empowerment Summit (YES!) connects young people to vital information they need in their everyday lives. YES! attracts hundreds of students throughout the state and features teens and young adults who have remarkable experiences to share. YES! provides a variety of youth-informed workshops presented by experts and community leaders.

Students can join us virtually on Saturday, November 14, 12:00 – 1:30 for workshops focusing on:

  • Self-Awareness: healthy relationships, emotional wellness
  • Knowledge: educational opportunities, college prep, financial literacy 
  • Image: social media, personal development 
  • NOW: racial and social justice, civic participation, rising suicide rates among youth
When young people are given the right information, have consistent support from their families and community, and have the opportunity to express themselves — without judgment — they are empowered. YES! provides a platform and opportunities designed for youth by youth, including information and workshops on how to reach their goals. Parents are welcome to attend, too!  
Upcoming Virtual Events

Wed. Oct. 21 at 6:00 PM | October is Let’s Talk Month!
Believe it or not, teens want to hear from their parents about love, sex, and relationships. Join us for a live family-friendly Q&A with youth and parents to learn more about starting age-appropriate conversations early. Studies show that open and honest communication with young people leads to smarter decisions in dating and relationships throughout life. There's a chance to win a $50 VISA gift card at the end of the webinar, so make sure to stick around to see if you’re the lucky winner. 
Wed. Oct. 28 at 6:00 PM | GCAPP & Advocates for Youth Present:
Virtual Tips & Tricks for Teaching Sex Ed 
Teaching sex education can be tough enough in person. Teaching it virtually brings new challenges. Our national partner, Advocates for Youth, joins us for #WebinarWednesday to discuss common scenarios health educators may face when teaching sex ed virtually, as well as offer new digital resources. Sign Up Here.
We are pleased to announced that GCAPP is one of Healthcare Georgia Foundation’s EmpowerHealth third quarter grant recipients. The grant will allow GCAPP to strengthen its organizational capacity as well as implement awareness campaigns that highlight current and emerging issues among adolescents. For more information about the Foundation’s EmpowerHealth grants, click here.
Join us in celebrating 25 years of impact with a $25 gift! Your support will help ensure that GCAPP remains a leading resource in improving adolescents' health at a time when they need us most. A gift at any level means a world of potential for youth across our state, especially in rural counties where access to critical information and services are lacking. We are 25 years stronger with YOU! Thank You.

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