Tag Archives: Teen

LGBTQQIA: Celebrating the Life of Rae Tapia 05-01-2012

NCPP cordially invites you to attend this celebration of the life of Rae Tapia, a transgendered youth from Woodside High School who took her own life last year as a result of struggles related to her identity.  Join the community in exploring solutions and finding ways to heal and grow from this experience.

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PARTNER EVENTS: Teen Driver Safety Night April 12, 2012

Do your parents get nervous whenever you’re behind the wheel? Have you ever wondered if there was a way to prove to them, you know what you’re doing? Fear no more! Visit Oceana High School April 12, 2012 from 6:30-8pm  for a Teen Driver Safety Night. Representatives from Farmers Insurance Group and the Pacifica Police Department will be there presenting driver safety tips and answering questions. Ease their fears and brush up on teen driving laws.

(Click below to download a PDF flyer of the event)

PHOTOS: Mission Fusion Februray 9th-10th

Mission Fusion is a dance showcase featuring Jefferson Elementary and Jefferson Union High School District students utilizing art and culture to connect with their community. Through dance you can inspire others, build lifelong relationships and teach culture in a way as to surpass words. Mission Fusion students showcasing their commitment to the craft and their energy is awe-inspiring.

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COMMUNITY: YO! Mateo Smoke-Free Hollywood

The Youth Organizing San Mateo County (YO! Mateo) community program is one of the San Mateo based initiatives by the Youth Leadership Initiative (YLI). YO! Mateo is a youth leadership coalition empowering youths on issues ranging from nutrition to advocacy. And next week the Smoke-Free Hollywood group of YO! Mateo, which aims to ban smoking from films rated below -R- because of their influence on new teen smokers, will be presenting this month’s NCPP meeting on Wednesday February 29, 2012 at 3:30pm-5:30pm and the venue is TBA.

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PHOTOS: Get Healthy San Mateo County grantees 01-18-2012

The North County Prevention Partnership (NCPP) attended the Get Healthy San Mateo County Award Ceremony on January 18th in support the Partnership for a Safe and Healthy Pacifica in receiving a grant for their Teens Making a Change (TMAC) program. The grant will support TMAC youth in developing an assessment on the walkability of the intersection of Palmetto and Manor in Pacifica, and include recommendations to make it safer. We are honored to see Pacifica Partnership recognized for their continued excellence in providing youth with the tools to building safer neighborhoods.  NCPP congratulates you!

L-R: Katherine Remo, a senior at Oceana High School and part of Teens Making a Change, and Mary Bier of the Partnership for a Safe & Healthy Pacifica after receiving a grant from Get Healthy San Mateo County.

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YOUTH: Youth Quest 2012 Register by March 2nd

Are you a provider, working with youths dealing with tobacco and other drug issues? Ever think the solution to the problem could be solved by finding out how tobacco is made? If the trend is going green, ask yourself “What can I do to help?” and talk with the people with the power to make a difference. Make yourself heard by joining Youth Quest 2012.

 

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