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Abstinence Ed Report 2010

May 14, 2015




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2. Clean Slate Educationoffers educational programs promoting youth leadership and teen awareness on means of preventing HIV/AIDS, STIs and premature pregnancy.Our Mission 3.

  • Research has shown that young people who drop out of high school are more likely to use drugs/alcohol, get involved in criminal activity,- and become teen parents.

The Need for Clean SLATE 4. Total PopulationLos Angeles 10,363,850 California38,049,462 Live Births to Teen Mothers in LA 5.

  • From 2000-2005 in Los Angeles County,
    • Gonorrhea jumped from 7,199 to 10,494
    • Syphilis more than tripled 336 to 1,213
    • Chlamydia increased from 30,546 to 38,862.


  • Clean SLATE Services
    • School presentations
    • Group discussions & role-playing
    • Parent education
    • Weekly club meetings
    • Teen leadership
    • Media training

7. Risk Factors (health belief model) Free Teens

  • Physical
  • Emotional
  • Social
  • Goal Setting
  • Respect for Self and Others
  • Personal Responsibility
  • Dealing with Peer Pressure
  • Benefits of Abstinence

Character (character education model) School Presentation 8.

  • Clean SLATE Club
    • Abstinence & Relationship Education
    • Outings & Activities
    • Community Service
    • Media Education

9. Clean SLATE Media Training

  • Visual Arts Video, Scripting, Filming, Editing, Production, Photojournalism.
  • Theater -Screenplay Writing, Directing, Acting, Stage Production, Costume
  • Music -Performance, Recording, Production

10. Adolescents who have been exposed to these SLATE programs in Los Angeles often say that it was their first exposure to a clear and unequivocal abstinence-centered education message. 11.

  • Pledgers delay sexual activity on average 27 months longer*
  • Abstainers are more likely to graduate from HS, college, and make more $$$*
  • Bearman, P., & Bruckner, H. Promising the future: virginity pledges and first intercourse.American Journal of Sociology, 106(4), 859-912, 2001. **Robert Rector and Kirk Johnson, Teen Sexual Abstinence and Academic Achievement,

Clean SLATE Teens pledgers! 12.

  • An outside independent evaluator is contracted to conduct program evaluation utilizing standardized, valid and reliable measures:
  • Clean Slateinvolved 1,114 middle school youth from Los Angeles County, California.High schoolyouth:986
  • A 35-item questionnaire, including three demographic items, was administered before the start of the program (pre-test) and a 40-item questionnaire was administered at the end of the program (post-test).High school:38/43 questions.
  • The changes from pre-test to post-test are from the same group of students who participated in the program.
  • Strongly Agree, Agree and Somewhat Agree responses were collapsed into a single category of total responses for both pre-test and post-test and represented as a percentage shift. The same was done for responses in the Disagree category.

Program Evaluation Overview 13. Nominal Scale Strongly Agree Agree Somewhat Agree Somewhat Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree 5 4 3 2 1 0 14. PROGRAM EVALUATION: MIDDLE SCHOOL page 6 Pre- and Post-test Results Indicating Change in Knowledge and Attitudes: From September 2009 to December 2009, there was a favorable shift in the post-test measures detailed in the chart below. 15. PROGRAM EVALUATION: HIGH SCHOOL page 7 Pre- and Post-test Results Indicating Change in Knowledge and Attitudes: From September 2009 to December 2009, there was a favorable shift in the post-test measures detailed in the chart below. 16. Clean SLATE Feedback Theres a lot of bad influences in the world, and I think the program will help teens avoid them. -7 thgrade Female Student, Muscatel MS I believe the Clean SLATE program to be a valuable part of any health curriculum and highly recommend them- Larry Callaham, Principal, Rosemead HS I learned about several kinds of STDs, which helped me understand the value of staying a virgin until marriage. It made me proud of being a virgin and helped me understand that NO is always okay.-7 thGrade Female Student , Muscatel MS 17. Reasons to Support Clean SLATE

  • Weve educated 14,097 students in risk avoidance since December 2008.
  • Weve partnered with over18 schools and organizations.
  • Weve equipped nearly 1,600 parents with communication tools.

18. Help Us Achieve Our Goals

  • Goal 1:Form partnerships to establish collaboration
  • and mutual sustainability
  • Goal 2:Identify new funding sources and
  • collaborate in grant writing opportunities
  • Goal 3:Continue to provide vital educational
  • programs and services to our youth &
  • communities

19. Womens Federation for World Peace Clean Slate Program 950 Holly Vista Dr. Pasadena, CA91105 (626) 410-5420

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