Since 1997, served over 27,000 students in Dallas ISD, suburban schools, churches, and community-based organizations with evidence-based relationship skills curriculums.
Created the first ever Teen Summit that formed a school-church partnership with 25 organizations/volunteers that took students from the public school to a mega-church where they received life skills training from prominent community leaders.
Created the first Parent Summit that involved a partnership with Faith Based and Community Based organizations and Medical Providers that disseminated free medical screenings to parents as a ‘hook’ to participate in workshops on “Parents as Primary Sex Educators for their Children”.
Created the first Professional Training Series for Youth Serving Professionals that equipped them to incorporate Abstinence until marriage strategies into their programs.
Created the first Relationships Survivor Camps for Adolescents that take inner city youth to wilderness camp sites.
Created the first youth led Civic Responsibility Campaignwhere local politicians train youth about the political process and youth encourage their parents to get involved and vote.
Increased structured activities, including Service Learning Projects in low-income areas of Dallas County.
Created the first youth led “Let’s Move Adolescent Health & Wellness Community Fair”. A unique health fair focusing on adolescent physical, mental, and sexual health.
Over 15,000 low-income youth and their parents residing in high-risk environments have increased their knowledge about the benefits of making healthy sexuality choices.
The number of youth receiving abstinence strategies at Skillful Living sites increased by 50%.
85% of program graduates make a pledge to remain sexually abstinence through high school.
90% of youth graduates showed an increase in developmental assets that contribute to positive behavior as measured by Pre/Post tests.
90% of youth participants showed a significant increase in knowledge of the consequences of pre-marital sex.
90% of youth participants showed a significant increase of knowledge on the importance of waiting to engage in sexual activity.