Youth Prevention

Estrellas

Young Women’s Leadership Development Program. Emphasis on public policy participation, community services, postsecondary and career development, and volunteerism. Estrellas uses the Wyman’s Teen Outreach Program®(TOP®) which is an evidence-based, national youth development program designed to prevent adolescent teen problem behaviors by helping high school youth (grades 9-12) develop healthy behaviors, life skills, and a sense of purpose. The nine-month program focuses on engaging young people in a minimum of 20 hours of community service learning annually and weekly meetings using TOP’s Changing Scenes© curriculum. Group facilitators include teachers, guidance personnel, or youth workers who have been trained to facilitate the discussions outlined in the curriculum.