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Provides an evidence-based educational curriculum, programs, practices and strategies focusing on prevention and awareness, such as underage drinking, substance abuse, cyber bullying, teen suicide, as well as life and career skills and gender-specific programming to compliment in-school curriculum and the out-of-school activities. The training and evidence-based prevention program will benefit youths ages 11 to 18 in middle and high schools (6th – 12th grade), teachers, parents, families and the community in Maui.

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Human trafficking is a situation in which individuals is compelled to work or engage in commercial sex through use of force, fraud or coercion. Information from YouTube: Signs of human trafficking in Hawai‘i. #meoyouthservices #januaryawarenessmonthofhumantrafficking #knowthesignsofhumantrafficking #soyoucanhelpothers ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

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Happy Aloha Friday! Wishing you all a safe and healthy new year. Thank you all for your support over this past year. We have some exciting plans in the works for 2022 ☺️🌺 #meoyouthservices #communitylove #PreventionWorks ... See MoreSee Less
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*MEO Youth Services keiki learn about Makahiki*Kumu Teva Medeiros taught 10 Maui Economic Opportunity Youth Services keiki about traditional Makahiki customs on Tuesday, Dec. 28, at Ulua Beach in Kihei.He imparted on the high school and intermediate youths the importance Native Hawaiian warriors put on physical sports during the down time between warfare to remain physically and mentally fit. This was done during Makahiki season around the turning to the new year.The youths learned the haka moa, pā uma, and ‘alo ‘ia and the importance of observing their natural surroundings for awareness about the environment and the seasonal changes that affect daily life.Medeiros is a Hawaiian language immersion teacher at Ke Kula Kaiapuni O Lahainaluna.Youth Services is currently running a winter break session of its substance/alcohol abuse, bullying and suicide prevention program. Youths participate in activities that are fun, strengthen the family, embrace culture and reinforce healthy lifestyles. The goals of the evidence-based curriculum are to prevent or delay the age when youths begin smoking and drinking. ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

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*MEO Youth Services gift wrapping raises nearly $900*The morning rain did not dampen Maui Economic Opportunity Youth Services’ fifth annual gift wrapping event on Dec. 22, which raised $863 in donations.Youth Services’ staff and intermediate and high school students wrapped hundreds of gifts. The money raised will go to Youth Services activities.The program runs substance abuse prevention programs during school and after-school and summer and school breaks. Youths participate in drug- and alcohol-free activities that are fun, strengthen the family, embrace culture and reinforce healthy lifestyles. The goals of the evidence-based curriculum are to prevent or delay the age when youths begin smoking and drinking.For more information about MEO Youth Services programs, call (808) 249-2990 or email dane.ka`ae@meoinc.org. ... See MoreSee Less
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December 27, 2021 Last Monday of the year!! #MakeItCount #adoptahighwaycleanup #communitylove #mālamaāina ... See MoreSee Less
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