Peer Education Presentations

In teams of two, Peer Outreach Workers present single session, 1-hour long presentations. Topics are chosen by youth in the POWER Teen Drop-In Center or on street outreach.

Upcoming Trainings

May 18: Identity

June 15:

July 20:

August 17: Balancing Education & Employment

September 21:

The training sessions listed above will be held every third Thursday of the month in the computer lab located above the POWER Teen Drop-In Center from 4-5pm. The training will be open to ages 13-23. Food and beverages will be provided and three door prizes will be awarded.

Presentations are developed and facilitated by Peer Outreach Workers. The information presented is socially relevant and requested by the youth in our community. In 2016, we facilitated 25 presentations.  78% of youth who attended t the presentations reported an increase in knowledge related to the presentation subject and 84% youth contacts reported satisfaction with the presentation.

One Hour Session Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Addictions
  • Balancing Education and Employment
  • Bullying
  • Building Healthy Relationships
  • Communication
  • Domestic Violence
  • Healthy Relationships
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Homelessness and Youth in Anchorage
  • Human Trafficking
  • Identity
  • Job Skills
  • LGBTQ Community
  • Marijuana
  • Reproductive Health
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sexual Assault
  • STIs
  • Stress
  • Suicide Awareness and Prevention

If you would like to have our trained Peer Outreach Workers come and present a topic to your group, agency, program, event etc. please do not hesitate to contact us at 929-2633 or by emailing snesteby@akyouthadvocates.org