Youth Department

Youth Department

“Youth Advocacy Movement” “YAM St. Lucia” for short, was founding in July 1998 by a decision taken at IPPF-WHR Annual General Meeting in Puerto Rico.  YAM remains an important element of SLPPA’s youth work on the island. To maintain our programs we conduct a number of fundraising activities, and in addition, seek funding through project proposals from donor agencies.   However, if you wish to make a donation please feel free to contact us.

(Create donation button for YAM)

Persons who are interested in joining YAM should be within the age range of 10 to 25 years. They are obligated to attend a minimum of 10 meetings per quarter. After the probation period a payment of $15 for registration is required to become a fully -fledged member.

YAM engages in a lot of educational activities with a focus on sexual reproductive health.  The activities take many forms such as regular group meetings, training sessions, outreach programs and recreational activities. YAM can also be considered as a support group for youth.

Some of the advantages of being a member of YAM are:

  • Meeting new persons
  • Getting opportunities to travel to other countries to represent the group.
  • Becoming knowledgeable in the area of sexual reproductive health and rights
  • Opportunity to impact and encourage positive change in others.
  • A chance to serve as an executive member
  • Develop team building skills
  • Create a network with other youth groups and young persons locally, regionally and internationally.
  • Personal growth and development
  • Provides a safe space for the youth

(Create online application form for prospective YAM member)

(Youth online Chat room name: The Safe Zone)

Follow YAM on:
Instagram: Yam_slu
Facebook: Yam ST Lucia