Un Nuevo Comienzo
Un Nuevo Comienzo (A New Beginning) is a bilingual program that promotes positive youth development and healthy relationships to Hispanic participants ages 11-15 and their parents.
Packed with interactive games, video presentations, guest speakers, and thought-provoking discussions, this program empowers participants and parents to transition together into the new stage of the students’ lives and serves to commemorate their rite of passage into adulthood.
Core Elements of the program:
Positive Family Communication
Teens and their parents learn how to communicate openly and honestly with one another as they explore teen issues together, leading to a stronger family bond.
Through examining the historic roots of the Quinceanera tradition, teens and their families learn how to restore those timeless values to their lives.
As teens mature they can transition from being self-focused to others-focused through community service.
Teens learn how to avoid high risk behaviors and positively influence their peers and communities.
To find out more about the Un Nuevo Cominezo program, or to start a program in your school or community, please contact us.