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Moappp Events

February 10, 2005
Girl Culture Gallery Event for Friends of MOAPPP


February 10 & 17
Working with GLBTQ Youth: Self-Reflection and Action


February 14, 2005 (CANCELLED!)
Sexuality Education for Life-MN Coalition Day at the Capitol


February 24, 2005
Lauren Greenfield Girl Culture Lecture/Book Signing


May 5-6, 2005
MOAPPP Annual Conference


Other Events

January 15 - March 27, 2005
Girl Culture photography exhibition by Lauren Greenfield


February 4, 2005
Drug Training/Update


February 8, 15, 24 and March 1, 2005
The TALK: An Intercourse on Coming of Age


February 21, 2005
Girls Rock! The Capitol 2005


March 25, 2005
¡Soy Unica! ¡Soy Latina!


April 11-12, 2005
2005 MN Conference on Adolescent Females


Involving Males in Teen Pregnancy Prevention

Be knowledgeable about the needs of the community and the population to be served before implementing your program.

Collaborate with other agencies to provide services and to get referrals. Male program staff is essential, as are male adults from the community. Increase your success in recruiting males by offering employment training, or recreation services, and then provide reproductive counseling and education. Be flexible and willing to test new approaches. Approach the subject of pregnancy prevention with males in a playful, entertaining, and nonthreatening way. The information has to be real and accessible.
Take care to develop a good relationship with the community in which you are developing programs.
Choose lengthier rather than briefer contact with program participants. Tailor different messages and approaches for different ages and developmental stages. Remember that satisfied participants and collaborators are the best source of positive program publicity. Recognize that active parental involvement is difficult to achieve. Be prepared to be resourceful in keeping your program funded. Sources:

Sonenstein, F.L., K. Stewart, L.D. Lindberg, M. Pernas, and S. Williams. (1998.) Involving Males in Preventing Teen Pregnancy: A Guide for Program Planners. Washington, DC: The Urban Institute. (202) 857-8687.

Moore, K.A., A.K. Driscoll, and T.Ooms. (1997.) Not Just For Girls: The Roles of Boys and Men in Teen Pregnancy Prevention. Washington, DC: The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy. (202) 261-5655.