MOASH has been awarded a three-year federal grant through the Mobilization for Health: National Prevention Partnership Awards (NPPA) from the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) for the BAMM GSAs program! This project brings together otherwise isolated stakeholders across Michigan to improve the social and health outcomes of LGBTQ youth by increasing the number, and improving the capacity, of GSAs in our state.
MOASH coordinates MY Voice, a youth advisory council of young people ages 16-21 from around the state who provide youth perspective on curricula, brochures, web sites and clinical spaces that provide teens with sexual health education and services.
Taking Pride in Prevention (TPIP) is Michigan’s federally-funded, Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) teen pregnancy prevention initiative. MOASH is subcontracted through the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services to provide training for twelve TPIP grantee agencies.
MOASH is subcontracted through theMichigan Department of Health and Human Services to provide two learning collaboratives per year for five MI-APPP grantee agencies, as well as develop a public awareness campaign. MI-APPP is funded by the Pregnancy Assistance Fund (PAF) and works to improve the educational, health, and social outcomes for pregnant and parenting teens, fathers, and families in high need communities in Michigan.
MOASH is the regional replication partner for Wyman’s premiere teen pregnancy prevention intervention, Teen Outreach Program (TOP), providing technical support and training for all TOP clubs in Michigan.
Through the Step Toward Equity Project (STEP), MOASH and partners Racquet Up Detroit, AFY, and MPHI will design and implement a sexual health education and health service access program designed to address the social determinants of adolescent sexual health among African American youth ages 10-19 in Detroit.
MY Girls Say project provides empowering education and mentorship, while recognizing gender-based barriers faced by girls in STEM, to inform students of gender embodiment and self-advocacy. MY Girls Say intends to reach K-12 girls (focus on grades 4-12) at five of eight schools in Ann Arbor Public Schools actively implementing STEM during each program year.
Michigan Youth (MY) Consent Day is an initiative launched in 2014 to aid young people in understanding the difference between consent and nonconsent. Its primary goal is to provide them with resources to empower themselves to know their rights, communicate about consent, and engage in healthy relationships.
MYPAD was created to recognize and honor the pregnant and parenting teens in Michigan and provide them with an opportunity to share their lives and accomplishments. MYPAD gives young parents a platform to build community connections; reflect on their experiences; assess their needs regarding education, employment, interpersonal relationships, health care, finances, and housing; develop an advocacy agenda for programs and policies that will help themselves and their families thrive; and engage in activism.