September 2015

Meet the new crew!

We are proud to welcome seven fabulous new Sexuality Educators to our team! Here’s a little more about them. Name: Sarah Clausen Why I’m interested in young people & sexual health: I love the creative potential young people are fearless in expressing. Also, I feel sexual health education is too often forgotten, and can really [...]

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Health Mentors

Hey! We’re Khadijah & Sarah, the Annex’s Health Mentors! What are Health Mentors and how are they different from clinic staff? Health Mentors work in collaboration with clinic staff, community organizations, and teachers. Clinic staff work specifically in the clinic, while the Health Mentors are embedded within the school, to be a constant resource and [...]

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R.E.A.C.H.ing out

Hey!  Trina & Shay here from the Annex’s R.E.A.C.H. Program! Have you heard about us? What is R.E.A.C.H., anyway? R.E.A.C.H. (Restore and Empower African American Adolescents to Create Hope) is an inter-generational approach to preventing teen pregnancy, STIs, and HIV/AIDS among African Americans living in North Minneapolis. This initiative provides parent/adult workshops, puberty education programming, [...]

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Health Ed Updates

The 2015 school year is shaping up to be an exciting year for our education department! Hennepin County has been awarded a contract from the Office of Adolescent Health (OAH) for 2015-2020!  The Annex is a key community partner in this work; our education staff will facilitate evidence-based sexuality education programs with middle and high [...]

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Q Quest is coming!

Q-Quest is the annual event for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer & Allied youth to enjoy free workshops, food, dancing, conversation, and art! This event is a unique opportunity for queer youth and allies from across the state to meet and collaborate. This year Q-Quest is October 29th and 30th at South High School in [...]

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