Bella Diamondz

 Bella Diamondz is a young ladies mentor group ages 14-18 who recieve the guidance they need in their transition from girls to ladies as they represent the female youth of Y.A.M.M. in public appearances. 

  Bella Diamondz is a eight-month continuous program that will address barriers facing a disproportionate number of female individuals who are attending Winston-Salem Forsyth County Title I Schools.  There is a growing concern in Winston-Salem for the lack of supervision and raising of youth females. Bella Diamondz is a program designed to address a multitude of barriers females encounter in society to become productive citizens within their community.  The program will provide experiences that will assist them in leading a more productive life. The purpose of the program is to intervene at all levels in the lives of this targeted population where risks exist.  In designing the program, several strategic barriers were identified that contribute to the devastation and/or instability of these females.   

Overall the program will address three major risk factors they face including, but not limited to:

(1) Personal risk factors such as poor educational performance, low self-confidence, poor decision making and problem-solving skills. 

(2) Social risk factors such as association with negative influential peers, the inability to make good choices.  

(3) Family risk factors such as inappropriate behavior, unsupervised and child abuse.

(4) Protective risk factors such as resiliency, which a sense of self-esteem and self-confidence; a belief in one’s own ability to deal with change; and social problem-solving skills. 

    
Concentration will be focused on the following topics:

Reproductive/ Abstinence/Purity
Life Skills
Poverty

Bullying
Gender-Based Violence
Financial Education
Leadership
Career Development
Entrepreneur Skills

Self-Sufficiency Workshops
Dining Etiquettes
Etiquettes Attire
Nutrition/Fitness
Alcohol/Drugs

Intergenerational Relationships
Community Service
Anger Control Problems and Methods That Work
Deterrents to Dropping Out
Disorderly Conduct That Hurts
The Truth Ab0out Child Sexual Abuse
Personal Space and Distance
Cyber Protection
Self-Esteem and Confidence
Peer Skills Repair
  

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The Ellis Effect

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The Ellis Effect
  
The Ellis Effect is a male youth mentor group ages 12-18 who receive the guidance they need in their transition from boys to men as they represent the male youth of YAMM in public appearances. 

  The Ellis Effect is a six-month program that will address barriers facing a disproportionate number of male youth who are attending Winston-Salem Forsyth County Title I Schools living in a area of poverty.  There is a growing concern in Winston-Salem for the lack of supervision and raising of youth males. The Ellis Effect is a program designed to address a multitude of barriers males encounter in society to become productive citizens within their community.  The program will provide experiences that will assist them in leading a more productive life. The purpose of the program is to intervene at all levels in the lives of this targeted population where risks exist.  In designing the program, several strategic barriers were identified that contribute to the devastation and/or instability of these males.   

Overall the program will address three major risk factors they face including, but not limited to:


(1) Personal risk factors such as poor educational performance, low self-confidence, poor decision making and problem-solving skills. 

(2) Social risk factors such as association with negative influential peers, the inability to make good choices.  

(3) Family risk factors such as inappropriate behavior, unsupervised and child abuse.

(4) Protective risk factors such as resiliency, which a sense of self-esteem and self-confidence; a belief in one’s own ability to deal with change; and social problem-solving skills. 

    
Concentration will be focused on the following topics:

Reproductive/ Abstinence/Purity
Life Skills
Poverty
Bullying
Gender-Based Violence
Financial Education
Leadership
Career Development
Entrepreneur Skills

Self-Sufficiency Workshops
Dining Etiquettes
Etiquettes Attire
Nutrition/Fitness
Alcohol/Drugs
Intergenerational Relationships
Community Service
Anger Control Problems and Methods That Work
Deterrents to Dropping Out
Disorderly Conduct That Hurts
The Truth Ab0out Child Sexual Abuse
Personal Space and Distance
Cyber Protection
Self-Esteem and Confidence
Peer Skills Repair