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    Parks & Recreation

  1. Coalition Pilots Walking School Bus to Combat Childhood Obesity

    Healthy West Kendall is an initiative powered by West Kendall Baptist Hospital but driven by the community, with vision of becoming the Healthiest Community in Florida.  The goal is to inspire the residents to think differently about their health and the health of the community.  This includes from the food...
  2. Project Venture: A Positive Youth Development Program

    Project Venture is a Positive Youth Development approach, with a unique culturally-based group development process and does not focus on deficits, but on the positive behaviors and healthy lifestyles that National Indian Youth Leadership Project (NIYLP) wants young people to choose. Project Venture is a year long sequence of challenges and growth...
  3. Healing of the Canoe Program Supports Tribal Youth Wellness

    Culturally Grounded Life Skills for Youth (Healing of the Canoe) is a curriculum for Native youth focused on suicide and substance abuse prevention. It was designed to be adapted by Native communities using community-specific traditions and beliefs to strengthen youths’ connection to their communities and cultures, and strengthen their hope...
  4. Gathering of Native Americans (GONA): Substance Abuse Prevention Curriculum

    The Gathering of Native Americans (GONA) curriculum was first developed through a special initiative of the United States Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, in consultation with a team of Native American trainers and curriculum developers from across the United States. The GONA curriculum is intended to provide culturally specific substance...
  5. Elders Talking Circle: A Reminiscence Story Sharing Group

    NNEDLearn 2014 Participant: Denver Indian Health and Family Services Description: The Elders Talking Circle helps to relieve participants’ symptoms related to dis-empowerment, these include anxiety, denial, despair, isolation, grief or loss, and helplessness. The process of life review and reminiscence, which is part of the Talking Circle, builds empowerment by helping participants...
  6. African American Youth Leadership Development

    NNEDLearn 2014 Participant: Center for Holistic Development Description: African American Youth Leadership Development Experience (AAYLDE) is a ten-week program based on the concept of “The Talented Tenth” by Dr. W.E.B. DuBois. A culturally focused program designed to: educate, improve critical thinking, and identify purpose. Important aspects of the program are — parental support,...
  7. Meeting the Traditional and Spiritual Needs of Native Americans

    NNEDLearn 2014 Participant: Yakama Nation Behavioral Health Description: The program includes meeting the traditional and spiritual needs of the Native people living in the service area through Shaker meetings, Washat ceremonies, knowledge of family history, traditional teachings and the understanding of generational trauma. The following are some of the features of the...