Diversity

Addressing Discrimination

Source: Advocates for Youth

Target Audience: Level IV (adolescence, ages 15-18; high school)

Duration of Lesson: 65 minutes or two 40-minute sessions

Date Published: 2005

Summary: The purpose of this lesson is to learn how discrimination feels and identify strategies for combating it. Using an open discussion format, the leader asks various questions regarding discrimination. Students share their experiences and practice ways to stop discrimination through a role playing activity.

To view this lesson click here:
http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=204Itemid=129


How to be a Super Activist or Ally

Source: Advocates for Youth

Target Audience: Level IV (adolescence, ages 15 through 18, high school)

Duration of Lesson: 45 minutes

Date Published: 2005

Summary: In this lesson participants identify ways to be an activist and/or ally to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning people. The lesson relies heavily on group activity and requires students to work together to create ways to fight homophobia and transphobia.

To view this lesson click here:
http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=193&Itemid=129


What Can I Do to Create Safe Space?

Source: Advocates for Youth

Target Audience: Level IV (adolescence, ages 15 through 18, high school)

Duration of Lesson: 60 minutes

Date Published: 2005

Summary: This lesson relies heavily on group role play to get participants thinking about why they should care about homophobia and transphobia and ways they can prevent it.

To view this lesson click here:
http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=235Itemid=129


Myths and Stereotypes Regarding Persons Infected with HIV


Source: Positive Prevention Series: HIV/STD Prevention Education for America’s Youth

Target Audience: Level IV, adolescence, ages 15 through 18; high school

Duration of Lesson: 45 to 60 minutes

Date Published: 2006

Summary: This lesson is designed to help participants identify myths and stereotypes regarding persons with HIV/AIDS, describe the impact of HIV/AIDS on an individual and family, and express compassion for those with disabilities or illnesses, including those infected with HIV/AIDS.

To view this lesson click here:
www.positiveprevention.com/pdf/LvlA-Nat-Lssn1.pdf


Self-Esteem

Source: Family Life and Sexual Health (F.L.A.S.H.) curriculum, Public Health – Seattle & King County

Target Audience: Level II (preadolescence, ages 9 through 12 years; upper elementary school; grades 4-6)

Duration of Lesson: 25-35 minutes

Date Published: 11/05

Summary: This lesson is designed to help students understand that everyone needs to feel like they belong, can do things, and are appreciated. Activities also help explain the value and difficulty of differences.

To view this lesson click here:
www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health/personal/famplan/educators/~/media/health/publichealth/documents/famplan/G456_L3.ashx

To view all F.L.A.S.H. lessons, click here:
www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health/personal/famplan/educators/FLASH.aspx


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