The disconnect between what we heard in sex education class and what we see was something we wished to change. So, we conducted multiple interviews, trying to find some insight into the issue of sex education in Georgia.
It’s an experience most students are familiar with: sitting in a room with 20 or so classmates, suddenly anxious to avoid eye contact as the teacher announces the start of their mandatory sex education unit.
On June 9, VOX hosted a unique event sponsored by Atlanta’s Adolescent Services Network with the purpose of creating conversation about what teens want to see in programs built for them. A group of five six teens were on a panel: Zach Schaefer from GLSEN, Jahleelah Shaheed from VOX, Kalenza Robinson from Center for Black Women’s Wellness, […]