Georgia's Peer Health Education Program
The Teen Action Group (TAG) empowers Atlanta area High School students with the training and skills to become Peer Health Educators in their community. The TAG program develops skilled peer health educators as youth leaders and role models, providing health education and pregnancy prevention strategies for teens in the Atlanta area.
Each year, up to 15 teens are chosen through an application process. TAG members are passionate advocates who learn to educate their peers on topics concerning teen sexuality, healthy relationships, and decision-making.
Requirements for Participants:
- 15-18 years of age
- Enrolled in high school
- Must be available for monthly meetings, some weekends, and the annual training retreat
- Passionate about learning and helping others
- Passionate about social justice
- Community service hours for participating in certain events
- Stipend and public transportation supplement (based on participation)
- Networking with peers from various backgrounds
- Learn important information and skills to help make proud and responsible decisions
- FREE FOOD
Participation in the TAG program requires commitment and provides valuable leadership training, community service hours, and an opportunity to receive a stipend. Please consider this carefully, and decide if you really have the time to commit to being a TAG member. Attendance at the two-day training retreat is mandatory.Questions or comments? Please contact Deontez Wimbley, Health Educator, at 404.567.8339 or [email protected]