Want to be on Teen Council? Apply now!
Teen Council, the Planned Parenthood peer education program, utilizes the passion and skills of more than 150 young people each school year to disseminate sexuality information and empower youth to make smart choices about sex. Teen Council members are trained by our education staff at weekly meetings where they learn about sexual health and how to deliver accurate, appropriate and engaging educational presentations within their community. Many Teen Councils also use interactive theatre to teach and problem-solve with their peers.
What do Teen Council members do?
Teen Council Application
Teen Council applicants are recruited in the Spring of each year. For more information about programs in your area, contact the Planned Parenthood Education Department by email. Please include your name, full address, phone number and the school you attend. Or apply on line by completing the application for your county.
Juneau Teen Council Application
Youth in the Know (YITK) invites teens 13-18 years of age to participate in a FREE 6-week group education session.
Graduates of YITK are certified peer mentors and leaders; trained to provide information and assist their friends and peers through life's challenges. Educational sessions address sexual health and responsibility and include:
Values, influences and peer pressure
Gender roles and stereotypes
Anatomy and physiology
Body image and the media
Communication and decision-making
Relationship safety and recognizing abuse
Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and other challenges teens face
Through YITK, teens can work together to have their voices heard and become advocates for change! Why Join?
Gain skills to talk with peers about issues important to you.
Looks GREAT on your college application.
Free food and fun!
Great way to meet people and make friends.
For more information & meeting locations, please call 907-770-9702.
YITK is a community partnership with Leadership Anchorage and Alaska educators from Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest. The six-week training is offered in Anchorage.