PBJ Youth Organizers

Youth Organizers are high school students who are interested in challenging the cultural norms that promote and encourage dating violence and sexual violence. They work to raise awareness about interpersonal violence and oppression in their schools and their communities through a variety of advocacy events and arts-based initiatives.


PBJ Youth Organizers complete a Training Institute that provides and empowers them with knowledge about interpersonal violence and with skills to plan events, use social media to effectively advocate for social change, and develop art as part of an awareness campaign. Youth Organizers meet twice a month and commit to participating in PBJ for a full school year.


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To learn more about being a PBJ Youth Organizer and creating change in your community contact:


Jackie Manzo

Youth Violence Prevention Educator, SPAN






Reina Ross

K-8 Violence Prevention Educator, SPAN




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