We will be donating all proceeds to for the community class from April –June to a wonderful organization called HIP.
HIP knows that it not enough to just teach kids about world history, geometry, literature and biology. They need to know how to cope with anxiety, help a friend with depression, report a sexual assault and support a bullied classmate.
Teens are often resistant to health education when the educators are teachers, parents or physicians. That is why HIP trains high school students to teach an innovative health curriculum to every ninth grader at their schools.
HIP empowers these teens to tackle the health crises of their generation–leading sessions on topics such as depression, suicide, obesity, eating disorders, sexual assault, bullying, stress and anxiety. HIP creates school environments that are safe, supportive and inclusive.
The program directly serves over 33,000 students per year, every 9th grader, in Miami-Dade County—with1,600 high school peer health educators—in 56 high schools (54 public schools and Gulliver and Ransom). HIP connects over 120,000 high school students per year with health resources in their communities.
To learn more about HIP, please go to www.behip.org.