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Public Health Management Corporation

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Grantee Details

Program type: 
Phase 1 New and Innovative Strategies (Tier 2)
Annual funding: 
$375,000
Website: 
http://www.phmc.org/site/index.php

Program Summary

Project Overview: Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) will deliver the We Get to Choose (WGTC) curriculum to African American youth ages 15-19 in after-school settings in Philadelphia, PA. The WGTC curriculum includes the following, multi-level intervention components: (1) a six-module intervention designed for youth; (2) a four-module Askable Adult intervention for parents and adult caregivers; and (3) an Askable Adult intervention designed for staff working in youth-serving organizations. The intervention is further amplified through media literacy, storytelling, and communications training for youth participants, allowing them to share their stories and messages among their peers. 

Target population: African American males and females ages 15-19; parents, caregivers, and staff at youth-serving organizations

Geographic Area Served (Urbanicity of Community): Philadelphia, PA (Urban)

Contact Information

Lee F. Carson
Content created by
Office of Adolescent Health
Content last reviewed on
September 19, 2018