Changing the Dialogue Series

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How do we, as adults, navigate an increasingly dynamic world and help our kids to do the same?

 

Through our ground-breaking Changing the Dialogue Series, we are creating a forum for adults to engage in thoughtful dialogue, question the status quo, exchange ideas, and explore innovative approaches to the complex issues facing today’s youth. We don’t have all the answers, but if we draw on our collective insights, together, we can create profound social change and healthier communities for our young people. 
 
These free events are open to any adults with young people in their lives. This includes but is not limited to parents, teachers, counselors, therapists, school administrators, youth development specialists, grandparents, and clinicians. Please join us in this important community dialogue! 

 

Questions? Contact Sarah Soto, Director of Community Engagement, sarah(at)health-connected.org
 

 

 

Upcoming Forums

 

 

The Power of Pleasure 

 

This forum will be an exploration of the power the word pleasure holds. If there are taboos and discomfort about pleasure – sexual and otherwise – how do we figure out and express what we like and don’t like? Pleasures evolve as we grow and change throughout the course of our lives. Together, we’ll unpack this word and examine the stigma associated with it. As parents, teachers, and other trusted adults, how do we help young people build self-awareness of their feelings and desires and develop language to communicate what they want and don’t want?

 

Date: TBD
Location: Health Connected Campus in East Palo Alto
Cost: Free to Attend

 

 

 

Alcohol and Sex

 

Date: Wednesday, December 2, 2020, 6:30-8pm 
Location: Health Connected Campus in East Palo Alto
Cost: Free to Attend

 

Past Forums

 

 

Boundaries

 

Let’s examine boundaries. What happens when a line is crossed? How do we make amends? And how do we teach kids to work through their mistakes in a culture that allows little room for failure? Recognizing the complex nuances of consent, let’s challenge ourselves to think of new ways to support young people after that line has been crossed.

 

Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2018

 

 

 

Porn Panic 

 

Where does the fear behind pornography come from? Access to porn is more prevalent than ever before. So how do we walk the fine line of addressing this controversial sex ed topic in schools and with the young people in our lives? Through this forum we will explore the fears behind porn and work with one another to brainstorm ways to address pornography in our classrooms, in our districts, and at home.  


Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2019
 

 


 

 

GET INVOLVED

GET RESOURCES

JOIN THE CONVERSATION

​​Call us:

650.367.1937

Send us an email:

info(at)health-connected.org

© 2014 by Health Connected. Proudly created with Wix.com

Health Connected equips young people with information, skills, and support to make thoughtful choices about their relationships and sexual health throughout their lives.