Talk Often

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 […]

Different Viewpoints: One of the Best Solutions to Climate Change? Family Planning

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: Sheila Evans, Robert Crown Center for Health Education Intern Usually when we think of solutions to Climate Change images of solar power, wind power, and electric cars come to mind. However, one […]

It’s Just a Kiss

Written by: Betty Barsley-Marra-Health Educator, Robert Crown Center for Health Education Samantha, a sophomore in one of my classes, stopped on her way out to ask if she could come by after school to talk. As the teacher of Human Sexuality classes, it was not unusual for students to have personal questions for me. While […]

Inclusivity Starts with Understanding

Written by: Katie Gallagher-Director of Education, Robert Crown Center for Health Education June is here! That means school is out and we are filling our days with fun activities that take us outdoors and on new adventures.  June also means that it is LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning) Pride Month. In the midst of […]

CBD on the Rise

Written by: Liz Carter-Health Educator, Robert Crown Center for Health Education The cannabis plant has different strains and classifications but ones we most commonly see and hear about are hemp and marijuana. In hemp, the most prominent compound is known as CBD (cannabidiol). In marijuana, the most prominent compound is known as THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), but […]

Different Viewpoints: When “Yes Means Yes”

RCC’s Different Viewpoints is a series of short articles from different age groups and their perspective on health education as they see it. When “Yes Means Yes” In high school, you don’t often think about the consequences of spreading gossip. It’s just something that you do. Sometimes it’ll be a random rumor about who’s dating who, or […]