Sexual Citizenship Network
About this Network:
The Sexual Citizenship network will function as a community of practice for educators working with teens + tweens in a variety of Jewish communal settings who are interested in exploring best practices in creating healthy, developmentally appropriate environments as it pertains to adolescent sexuality and hook up culture. We will explore not only what staff may need, but what would best help the teens in our communities to speak and act both bravely and safely in the face of the pressures they face. Our goal is to positively impact the teens in our settings by creating Jewish spaces where every teen feels empowered to create boundaries that contribute positively to their overall mental and sexual health.
This network is open to all educators and will meet virtually. Participants should come with an open mind, a desire to dismantle preconceived notions about hook up culture, and a holistic view of the role of the Jewish educator.
About the Facilitator:
Pamela Barkley, Vice President of Program (she/her/hers), is in charge of overseeing the development and implementation of Moving Traditions programmatic offerings. Pam works with a team of gifted educators to bring the magic of caring connection and Jewish insight to teens, teachers, parents and clergy. She brings over 25 years of experience in facilitation, education, training and coaching as well as a deep passion for finding opportunities for personal growth in herself and others. Pam has a BA from Brandeis University and an MSW from NYU and is a certified Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainer. When not engaged in all things Jewish, Pam can be found dancing anywhere and everywhere, hiking in the woods listening to podcasts, or walking on the beach with her husband and twin daughters.
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12:30-1:30 PM ET2/28, 3/28, 4/27, and 5/25
- New members
- Target audience
Associate / Assistant DirectorClergyDirector / Principal / Head of SchoolEducator / Teacher / Youth Professional
- Geographic regions
- Area of work
After School and BeyondCampCongregational LearningDay Schools and YeshivasTeen Engagement