Monthly Spotlight

Returns in September

Each month we have new videos, activities and teen stories to engage, enlighten and inform.

Self-Care Stretching

This instructional video will show you a 10-minute stretching flow to promote positive energy and health. Stretching in the morning can help prepare you for the day ahead and evening stretches will help prepare you for a night of rest.

Preparing for a First Interview
Are You a Team Player? Some version of this question will almost always be included in a job interview. Learn how to answer this question like a pro!

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Partner Drawing
Grab a partner and test your communication skills by working together to complete a drawing!

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Watch previous Monthly Spotlights here.

Making Cents: How To Make Your Money Work For You

Budget Spreadsheet
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How Money Smart Are You?
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Financial Vision Board
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Beyond the Hashtag: How to Make Your Voice Heard

Trivia Game Fundraiser
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Crisis Averted: Strategies for Successful Conflict Resolution

“I” Statements Practice
Download Worksheet →

The Collaboration Effect Pocket Guide
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De-escalaltion Handout
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It's Lit: Talking About the Books

Create Your Own Book List
Download Worksheet→

Teens Create: Book Cover
Book Cover Template →
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Teens Create: Self-Care Inspiration

Share videos, photos or creations of how you do self-care.


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