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Amanda Gorman (second from left) at ANNpower.

Teen, Santa Monica New Roads High School, Opop

Amanda Gorman Has New Sights Set on Literacy

Posted May. 20, 2016, 10:32 pm

Leadership, creativity, ambition…Santa Monica New Roads High School senior Amanda Gorman has it all. Not only is she the first ever Youth Poet Laureate of Los Angeles, but Gorman is a 2015 fellow of the ANNpower Vital Voices Initiative, a selective organization focused on developing leadership skills in young women worldwide.

Get into their minds...

Science, Teen, Motivation

Teen Boys: Understanding Their Brains and Motivation Styles A Workshop for Parents

Posted May. 11, 2016, 4:04 pm

Parenting a teen boy? Puzzled by his behavior? Not able to crack the code of how he thinks or speaks? Worried about his future? Join academic life coach for teens Hayden Lee and psychologist Dr. Todd Adamson for Teen Boys:

Teen Drinking

Teen, Drugs, Clare Foundation, Event, Teen Drugs, Drinking, Drug Abuse

Santa Monica parents will get a first-hand look at how teens are really partying with friends

Posted May. 6, 2016, 10:27 am

Through a simulated high school party re-enacted by Santa Monica students, parents and adults will tour scenes of a mock party, and witness the drinking, drug use, and social pressures that can occur at such gatherings.

‘Underage Drinking Parties Are Consistently The Biggest Source Of Harms’

News, City Council, Santa Monica, Teen, Alcohol, Social Host

Social Host Laws: A New Ordinance To Combat Teen ‘Drinking Parties’

Posted Sep. 26, 2015, 6:00 am

“Both Venice, Santa Monica, and areas of West L.A. are hospitality-oriented communities,” she said. “So they have a very high concentration of bars and restaurants and liquor stores. And there are a lot of outcomes that can flow with that.”

Santa Monica Teen Film FestivalSaturday, June 7808 Wilshire Boulevard

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Film, Teen

What's Hot: Santa Monica Teen Film Festival This Saturday

Posted Jun. 6, 2014, 9:03 am

Miles Memorial Playhouse presents the 9th Annual Santa Monica Teen Film Festival at 4 pm this Saturday. The event will feature close to 50 short films, submitted from across the nation as well as around the world, with about half made by young filmmakers based in Santa Monica and Los Angeles County.

News, Santa Monica, Education, Youth, City Hall, Smc, Teen

“Build Your Own Camp” For Kids, Teens Begins June 17

Posted May. 22, 2013, 12:00 pm

Wondering what to do with your kids this summer? Longing to try something different yourself? Santa Monica College Community Education is offering a whole new way of looking at summer.

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