Promote health in 100 teens in Portland, Oregon

 
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  • Promote health in 100 teens in Portland, Oregon posted a progress report
    Scoring Goals in Health
    By - Sherry Harbert - Communications Director
    MIKE Program youth at Liberty High School brought together a team effort on and off the field, earlier this summer. As part of their Health Leadership Project, MIKE youth kicked around a variety of ways to inspire their peers toward healthier behaviors. When the idea of a soccer tournament came up, the youth knew they had a...
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  • Promote health in 100 teens in Portland, Oregon posted a progress report
    Sharing Healthy Messages with Siblings
    By - Sherry Harbert - Communications Director
    As ninth grader Delaney and three of her De La Salle North Catholic High School classmates entered Portland Village School (PVS) last week, a young boy escorted them to Mr. Reis’ fifth grade classroom. The De La Salle youth chose Delaney’s former school to present their MIKE Program Health Leadership Project....
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  • Promote health in 100 teens in Portland, Oregon posted a progress report
    Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Healthy Lifestyles
    By - Sherry Harbert - Communications Director
    There are more than chemical bonds happening in Ramona Toth’s Liberty High School Chemistry lab in Hillsboro, Ore. After school on Tuesdays, MIKE Program teens are bonding with near-age mentors to affect positive change in their health. MIKE launched its health science education program at Liberty High School in...
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  • Promote health in 100 teens in Portland, Oregon posted a progress report
    Making Healthy Conversation
    By - Sherry Harbert - Communications Director
    Do you know what foods make your hair grow faster or what’s good to eat for breakfast? Teens at De La Salle North Catholic High School peppered a recent talk on nutrition with such questions for MIKE Program Board Member Tyrell Comeaux. His answers were a balanced serving of straightforward talk and information. For...
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  • Promote health in 100 teens in Portland, Oregon posted a progress report
    Youth Paint a Picture of Health
    By - Sherry Harbert - Communications Director
    In the hand of one teen, a paintbrush can express a myriad of ideas. Supply more than a dozen teens with paintbrushes and ideas take form in hundreds of brushstrokes to blend positive messages. MIKE Program youth at Miller Education Center West in Hillsboro, Oregon, teamed together to express their ideas of...
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  • Promote health in 100 teens in Portland, Oregon has made updates to their project page.
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  • Promote health in 100 teens in Portland, Oregon posted a progress report
    MIKE Program Mentors Focus on a Healthy Future
    By - Sherry Harbert - Administrative and Communications Director
    During a typical session with MIKE Program, small groups of youth gather around their mentors seated throughout the classroom. The youth share how they’re feeling and comment on the topics of the day as they dive into the day’s healthy snack. MIKE Program mentors take turns bringing healthy snacks to the class...
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  • Promote health in 100 teens in Portland, Oregon posted a progress report
    From Classrooms to Conferences
    By - Sherry Harbert - Executive Assistant and Communications Director
    MIKE Program Mentors Build Healthy Relationships with Youth From the application process, screenings, interviews and trainings, MIKE Program mentors complete a demanding series of requirements prior to entering the classroom. Most potential mentors who apply to MIKE Program are used to rigorous standards, like Elena, a...
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    Mentors are Key to Healthy Relationships
    By - Sherry Harbert - Administrative and Communications Director
    MIKE Program Mentor of the Month: Elena Phoutrides One of the things that separates MIKE Program from many youth-based programs is our mentoring component. Elena Phoutrides is one example of why MIKE Program mentors contribute to healthy relationships for teens. Elena mentors at De La Salle North Catholic High School. She...
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  • Promote health in 100 teens in Portland, Oregon posted a progress report
    Summer Sizzles with Support
    By - Sherry Harbert - Executive Assistant and Communications Director
    MIKE Program's summer is sizzling with support from individuals and Juan Young Trust: Meet Tigest Mequanint who is interning with MIKE Program before she heads off to the University of Oregon to begin her studies in medicine Juan Young Trust awards MIKE Program a grant to support efforts in steering teens towards healthier...
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  • Promote health in 100 teens in Portland, Oregon posted a progress report
    Teens Teaching Teens
    By - Sherry Harbert - Administrative and Communications Director
    Teens Teaching Teens with a “Kidney Karnival” Convincing eighth graders that they can manage the health of their kidneys may be a hard sell for some. Such information is usually shrugged off until much later in life. But as MIKE Program youth have found, it’s important to share the information with teens...
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  • Promote health in 100 teens in Portland, Oregon posted a progress report
    Mentors Prepare Youth for a Healthier Future
    By - Sherry Harbert - Administrative and Communications Director
    MIKE Program Mentors Mark Closure with Achievements A highlight of mentoring with MIKE Program is the program closing ceremony. The activity marks the accomplishments of both the youth and mentors. Ten mentors volunteered for the fall semester at De La Salle North Catholic High School. Their efforts encouraged 48 freshmen...
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  • Promote health in 100 teens in Portland, Oregon posted a progress report
    Healthy Lifestyles Equals Healthy Relationships
    By - Sherry Harbert - Administrative and Communications Director
    MIKE Program Mentors Guide Youth to Healthy Lifestyles When MIKE Program Mentor Richard Burton showed up in a wheelchair last month, participants in his ninth grade team were concerned for his well-being. They asked Richard what happened and then proceeded to pray for him at the beginning of class. Richard mentors at De La...
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  • Promote health in 100 teens in Portland, Oregon posted a progress report
    Healthy Youth = Healthy Kidneys
    By - Sherry Harbert - Administrative and Communications Director
    MIKE Program empowers youth to be health leaders--ambassadors of healthy kidneys--through education, mentorship and community outreach. It is a mission that guides staff, volunteers and youth to improve the health of young people and their communities. The outreach happens in the classroom and throughout the...
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  • Promote health in 100 teens in Portland, Oregon has received 4 donations
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  • Promote health in 100 teens in Portland, Oregon posted a progress report
    Youth Leadership Projects Give Back to Others
    By - Sherry Harbert - Administrative and Communications Director
    MIKE Program Recognizes 136 MIKE Program recognized 136 youth for completing their health empowerment experience this June.  In ceremonies at De La Salle North Catholic High School and Rosemary Anderson High School in inner north Portland and Miller Education Center West in rural Hillsboro, Oregon, MIKE Program mentors...
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  • Promote health in 100 teens in Portland, Oregon posted a progress report
    MIKE Program Impacts Youth and the Community
    By - Sherry Harbert - Administrative and Communications Director
    MIKE Program Youth “Make a Kidney” MIKE Program’s Cheryl Neal, MD, tested dozens of makeshift kidneys made by freshmen at De La Salle North Catholic High School recently. The project is part of MIKE Program’s curriculum that matches teams to compete for the best kidney made from everyday household...
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  • Promote health in 100 teens in Portland, Oregon posted a progress report
    Take a Look Inside MIKE Program
    By - Sherry Harbert - Administrative and Communications Director
    Youth Learn Why Health Matters to Them After participating in a MIKE Program activity about how youth respond to healthy and unhealthy foods, Alison realized what it meant. She wrote on her lesson sheet, “health is all that matters.” She, like most of her peers is beginning to understand the links between their...
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  • Promote health in 100 teens in Portland, Oregon posted a progress report
    Connecting Healthy Messages for Youth
    By - Sherry Harbert - Administrative and Communications Director
    What Youth Want MIKE Program connects with youth is by guiding them into peer-relationships that help them discover their leadership capacities and voice. We begin by listening to them. Each new school year, MIKE Program conducts a preliminary survey of each student to discover what they are expecting from the program. We...
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  • Promote health in 100 teens in Portland, Oregon posted a progress report
    New School Year Means New Opportunities for Youth
    By - Sherry Harbert - Administrative and Communications Director
    New School Year is New Opportunity for Youth, Mentors and Teachers MIKE Program has been busy all summer to provide local teachers with the tools they need to incorporate healthy lifestyles in their health classes. Jess Bogli, Oregon’s health education curriculum specialist, led a two-day workshop in August to help...
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  • Promote health in 100 teens in Portland, Oregon has received 3 donations
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  • Promote health in 100 teens in Portland, Oregon posted a progress report
    MIKE Program Empowers Youth
    By - Sherry Harbert - Administrative and Communictions Director
    MIKE Program Partners with La Salle North Catholic High School to Empower Youth to be Ambassadors of Health MIKE Program has been empowering the youth at De La Salle to be ambassadors of health for two years. MIKE Program brings youth together with caring mentors who support teens in academic and career success. De La...
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  • Promote health in 100 teens in Portland, Oregon posted a progress report
    MIKE Program Celebrates Youth Achievements
    By - Jessica Craw - Communications and Development Assistant
    First Semester 2010-2011 Youth Projects January marked the end of the first 2010-11 MIKE Program youth projects. Youth creations included several YouTube videos (stay tuned for their internet debut), an informational poster, and an educational rap. Youth reflect on their community project and their experience with MIKE...
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  • Promote health in 100 teens in Portland, Oregon posted a progress report
    Fall 2010 MIKE Program Project Update
    By - Jessica Craw - Communications & Development Assistant
    MIKE Program Project Update: Each week, 13 MIKE Program mentors work with 65 youth at De La Salle North Catholic High School, a private Catholic high school serving low-income urban youth in north Portland, and Miller Education Center West, an alternative school in rural Hillsboro, Oregon. Each mentor is in charge of a...
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  • Promote health in 100 teens in Portland, Oregon has received 1 donation
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  • Promote health in 100 teens in Portland, Oregon has made updates to their project page.
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Organization

MIKE Program

Portland, OR, United States
http://mikeprogram.org

Project Leader

Cheryl Neal

Portland, OR United States

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