NOW U KNOW
The State of California mandates that all students from grades 5 to 12 receive factual and appropriate sexual health education. Also in California, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Tran gendered youth, like all youth should be, are protect from discrimination and violence. The two laws that ensure this are the California Comprehensive Sexual Health Act and the California Student Safety and Violence Prevention Act. The NowUKnow Program is an innovative new school-based program that works with parents, teachers, and school administrators to ensure all students receive appropriate and accurate HIV/AIDS prevention education in a safe environment. By educating, empowering, and involving parents, teachers and school administrators, we can all help our youth have an education free from bigotry that will prepared them to be healthy, educated, and productive individual in our communities.