YTH: Youth, Tech, Health–Shaping Youth Interviews YTH Jamia Wilson

Mar. 29, 2014 Like a teen whose spirited, edgy adolescence evolved toward bold innovation, I’ve watched "grow up" as an organization over time, expanding and emerging into one of the most … [Read more...]

Circle of 6 Campus Safety App: What It is And What it Isn’t

Update: March 7, 2013 It's official! The President Signed VAWA! Feb. 28, 2013 Finally! The Violence Against Women Act has passed both the House and the Senate and is moving on for final signing by … [Read more...]

Black Teens, Red Pumps, & SexTech 2011

Feb. 7, 2011 We interrupt this series on the Power of Play to bring you an important public service announcement on behalf of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day today. (Yep, just think of this as … [Read more...]

Mentoring: Masai, Midwives, Mobile Med & Media That Matters!

Aug 5, 2010 Meet Sabore Ole Oyie. My teen's about to, as is her BFF and BF. Yep, this afternoon I’m bringing a few teens for a "reality show" not to be missed at the Global Leaders for Justice … [Read more...]

Sexy Broccoli, Saucy 6 Year Olds & Why SexEd is a Must: SexTech Pt.3

Feb 21, 2010 Last night I snapped this lousy iPhone shot from Draeger’s deli as I scanned the takeout selections to treat myself to a quiet Sat. night feast. I did a double-take when I saw “sexy … [Read more...]

Say What? Top Queries From Teens About Sex + Adult Responses Pt.2

Feb. 20, 2010 Remember the old adage ‘There’s no such thing as a stupid question?’ Wish I could say the same for some of these answers, muttered by adults groping for verbiage to handle tense … [Read more...]

Teen Health Dialogues: Coming of Age in A Sex Saturated Culture

Feb. 21, 2015 Update! Speaking of teen health dialogues, here's more on Shaping Youth about 2014's (Youth Tech Health) Live event (sneak peak of 2015 sessions here) and a heads up/save the … [Read more...]

Sex::Tech 2010; Teens & Public Health Converge (Pt. 1 of 3)

Feb. 16, 2010 Ten days from now the mother of all sexual health conferences takes place again in San Francisco with the name Sex::Tech itself conjuring controversy, intrigue, and a bit of … [Read more...]

Using Mobile to Mobilize: Tapping Into Youth Info Needs

Aug. 7 update: New podcasts for ISIS and MobileVoter links at the end. If you still think Cha-cha is a dance step and Isis is a bird, it’s time to mobilize your mindset and get a glimpse of … [Read more...]