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The Start Strong program consists of multi-session programs for adolescents in middle and high school. We use an evidence-informed primary prevention model to empower students to stand against sexual violence in their schools and communities. The sessions build on one another and are not designed to be offered separately. Programs meet North Carolina standards for healthful living. Conversations that start with learning your own bodily autonomy and boundaries eventually shift to how these ideas apply to treating and respecting others. All programs are available in English and Spanish.
Our Partner Schools
OSC Middle and High School CHCCS Middle and High School
Willow Oak Montessori
We offer our educational programs in both English and Spanish, including a curriculum for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Programs for Orange County Schools and Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools are offered free of charge. Outside OCS and CHCCS, we offer programs at an hourly rate, with additional access through a sliding scale. Please do not let cost be a barrier to bringing this content to your group. Contact us for more information.
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