With the skills to succeed
in life and in marriage
YES, save sex for marriage
YES, set goals for your future
YES, you can live a happy, successful, healthy life
YES, avoid negative consequences of dangerous risks today
YES, choose friends who encourage positive actions
Yes, you and only you can make your own
What do we do?
Equipping Youth is a non-profit organization committed to promoting character education through our Powerful Choices abstinence program for youth and their families. Equipping Youth collaborated with local community schools and organizations to develop programming for youth in Eastern Iowa.
The main objective of Equipping Youth is to encourage adolescents to make healthy choices through character-based risk avoidance education.
Equipping Youth provides:
Powerful Choices curriculum and training in teaching this innovative program
Character education programs for children and adolescents
Coalition building activities to help facilitate communities to find their common goals for their youth and to meet the challenges of their youth with positive youth development programs
Abstinence until marriage programs
Workshops and conferences for community leaders, educators and parents
Youth programming in collaborative efforts with other community agencies and organizations
Educational materials and resources