Pregnant Teens in School





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Project Description

Country: USA

Location: Lakeside

Total Budget: $500

Areas of Focus: Maternal and child health, Basic education and literacy, Community economic development

Activity Type: Education: General

Summary: Helping Pregant Teens Stay in School through education and resources

The HOPE Program was created to mentor, support and help parenting and pregnant students graduate and be educated young adults and families with goals and skills to be successful.

Parenting Skills Elective: this course provides resilience-building and empowering curriculum focusing on various parenting skills topics from pregnancy through toddler years such as: Food and Nutrition, Baby/Toddler Safety, Child Development Stages, Healthy Parenting Styles, Home Safety, Water Safety, Health and Wellness, Financial Planning for Parents and more. This course was designed for students who are pregnant or parenting, but all students are welcome to take the course.

HOPE Program classrooms allow students to bring their babies to school with them. These are equipped with child-friendly areas. HOPE Program offers support groups, mentorships, referrals, academic and parenting goal setting and so much more.

Resources and community.

Through community partnerships, they provide students with multiple resources such as: Baby essentials such as diapers, wipes and baby equipment. Music classes with Chimes Financial planning classes through Girls Invest. Referrals to pregnancy centers that offer Parenting and pregnant classes and support Volunteers and guest speakers Community events/Food and diaper drives. Holiday Celebrations, Field Trips, Parenting Circles, Special, Events, Crafts/Luncheon, Workshops and Graduation are some of the communities we build with the HOPE students.

Project Contact Person

District: 5340

Rotary Club of: Santee-Lakeside

Primary Contact: Elana Levens-Craig

Email: levenscraig@hotmail.com

Project Status

This project is "Paid". This means that the funds from the district have been issued. This project is now being ready for implementation. When this is done, a report needs to be uploaded on the project page and the "Reported" button needs to be clicked, then the status of the project will be changed to "Reported".

Project listed for the 2023-24 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

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Santee-Lakeside (5340)









Project Supporting Documents

DDF bank info


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History Log Entries


by Elana Levens-Craig

System Entry: Creation of project page.


by Elana Levens-Craig

System Entry: Project sent for club signatures.


System Entry

System Entry: Project signed by Karen Fleck.


by Alan Turner

System Entry: Project signed by Elana Levens-Craig.


by Alan Turner

System Entry: Project approved by the District Approval Committee.


by Dave Brooks

System Entry: Check for DDF payment issued by Foundation Treasurer.

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