RCC’s Different Viewpoints is a series of short articles from different age groups and their perspective on health education as they see it. Written by: Eleanor Evins, Robert Crown Center for Health Education Intern Remember hearing the rumblings, either in the high school hallways or around the office about who was doing what with whom? More importantly, remember […]
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Written by: Olivia Starr, Health Educator, Robert Crown Center for Health Education In 2006, a vaccine called Gardasil was introduced to prevent the most prevalent and most deadly strains of a common sexually transmitted infection called Human Papilloma Virus, or HPV. The CDC recommends that all children start the vaccine series between the ages of […]
Written by: Edith Lule, Education Manager, Robert Crown Center for Health Education Growing up I wish my mother had taken the onus of having certain conversations with me rather than leaning on my older siblings to navigate those “talks.” As a parent, who happens to be rather versed in sex education, I feel confident and […]
There's no better way to engage the community than by bringing the community together. Our special events, presentations and camps are geared to reinforce our mission...while we have some fun doing it! We have a little something for everyone...mothers looking for the ideal lunch date with their daughters, camps for the science nut or a presentation to provide tips on how to talk to your kids about some of the uncomfortable subjects.
This year, we'll reach an incredible milestone: 6 million students!
We've seen a lot of changes in the lives of young people over the past 40 years. With technology being integral in the learning process and the abundance of both good and bad information out in the world, it's more important than ever to make sure that we give our kids the facts about sexuality and drugs! Keeping current is crucial and we need your support.
Today--as young people are faced with many pressures we didn’t encounter in our own adolescence--the work we do is more challenging and important than ever before. The donation you make to RCC health education contributes to enhanced curriculum, innovative delivery models, and opportunities for disadvantaged students all over Chicagoland to make better-informed choices.