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Building Resources for Anti-Violence Education
BRAVE People is an innovative grassroots organization founded to stop violence and its impact on our citizens and our society. BRAVE People teaches at-risk youth how to live safe, healthy lives. BRAVE People also offers our courses to community groups, schools, and businesses.
 
   
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A BRAVE COURSE
encompasses violence prevention; healthy mind and body education; communications skills and peer resistance techniques; understanding the media and how to use it, and economic skills. This comprehensive approach for at-risk youth will ensure that they have the tools to stop violence. Learn more
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

A BRAVE Course

A BRAVE Course teaches our students how to address the challenges they face growing up in our society. We ensure that our students are well-educated about violence, sexuality, relationships, substance abuse, addiction, dysfunctional to criminal behavior and communicable diseases. A BRAVE Course helps our students to live safe, healthy, economically productive lives.

A BRAVE COURSE encompasses violence prevention; healthy mind and body education; communications skills and peer resistance techniques; and understanding the media and how to use it, and economic skills. We teach a multi-faceted course including written and multi-media materials. This comprehensive approach for at-risk youth ensures that they have the tools to live safe, healthy, economically independent lives.


Our 2-hour, 4-hour and one-day workshops, or weekly courses on Safety, Health, understanding the media and how to use it, and economic skills cover:

  • Safety awareness, danger assessment, verbal assertiveness and physical self-defense
  • Developing healthy esteem and interpersonal skills necessary for healthy relationships
  • Mental and physical healthy lifestyle skills
  • Examining the impact of the media on their lives
  • Examining the impact education has on employment and/or entrepreneurial opportunities
  • Basic financial training from budgeting and saving, to managing a checkbook, to preparing their taxes
  • The personal and economic responsibilities of starting a family
  • Preparation for retirement

BRAVE People also offers:

  • Counseling for our students who have been involved in street life, crime, gangs and violence
  • A resource library of books, films and other reference and training materials
  • Summer camps for at-risk youth

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