Middle Grades Partnership

Middle Grades Partnership

Middle Grades Partnership

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This past summer, a group of students in the Middle Grades Partnership (MGP) program in Baltimore–Jillena Carrington, Micaya Jeffers, Makayla Gaines, and Kaiya Johnson–chose teen pregnancy prevention as the subject of a service learning project. As part of the project, these students, currently in the ninth grade, held a bake sale to raise money for Healthy Teen Network. In the letter that accompanied their donation, Abby Weeks, Director of MGP, remarked that during the research phase of their project, the girls were “struck by how difficult it was to find resources [on this topic.]”