Director of Development & Communications

Brooke Thomson

Fun fact -- Brooke's socks never match.
Brooke Thomson
Brooke Thomson

Meet Brooke

Director of Development & Communications
Hey, I’m Brooke! I’m originally from Wisconsin, but please don’t hold that against me. My favorite thing about the Annex is all of the incredible young people I get to meet! I like to travel (I’m on a quest to visit all of the U.S. National Parks), hike, garden, read, and spend time with my two silly pugs. I’m also currently learning how to become a beekeeper!

Comprehensive Sex Ed in U.S. Schools: A brief history

Sex education in public schools has a long, arduous history in the United States. Beginning in 1912, public schools used handouts and pamphlets to educate their students on reproduction and pregnancy. Much of the information was vague and extremely limited in it comprehensiveness. That is, until the 1950s, when the American Medical Association (AMA) in… Read more

Erin poses for a photo in a classroom.

Welcome, Erin!

The Annex is excited to welcome our new Director of Clinical Operations and Services, Erin Wilkins! Erin comes with a wealth of experience and passion for sexual health, and we are thrilled to have her on our team. Here’s a little more about her! Erin’s Background I got my start in sexual health during high… Read more

Nurses Rock

It’s Nurse Appreciation Week! The Annex is very fortunate to have three amazing nurses on staff. Here’s a bit more about them! Sandy Jasko  Why do you love working at the Annex? I love teenagers and young adults.  My coworkers are pretty (very) great too.  I have met so many impressive people at the Annex while… Read more

6th Annual Music Benefit

Our annual fundraiser is next Saturday, May 30, at Illusion Theater! This year’s theme is “Cabaret for Care: On Broadway!” and will feature songs from Broadway musicals. In addition to this fabulous live musical performance, the evening includes appetizers, a cash bar, and a silent auction. Get your tickets now! Here’s a sneak peak at some… Read more

Volunteering, better than a hot cup of cocoa?

Hey! I’m Nancy Vang, and I volunteer at the Annex Teen Clinic. My story began in the fall of 2013. I accepted a position with City of Lake AmeriCorps, which meant I had 1700 hours to serve in a year. I knew I wouldn’t be able to finish all of those hours at the one… Read more

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Annex Teen Clinic

The Annex Teen Clinic helps young people take charge of their sexual health by providing confidential health services and education.

Your privacy is the law

Your right to access these services without anyone’s permission is protected by law. Confidentiality is important to us because we know it’s important to you.

Upcoming events

  1. Parent Workshop

    April 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Volunteer Training

    May 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  3. Drag Show Fundraiser

    May 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Volunteer Training

    June 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Annex Teen Clinic