Meet Our New Youth Ambassador Coordinator!

Johnathan Rodríguez Báez is the Youth & Health Resource Center Coordinator for Berks Teens Matters. Has a BA in Education from the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico and loves to read, explore and being involved in the community. He also holds a position in...

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¿Un Plan Alternativo? – Palo Magazine Jan 2020

¿Un Plan Alternativo? – Palo Magazine Jan 2020

An Alternative Plan? By Nadine J. Smet-Weiss, translated by Ana Villaman Palo Magazine January 2020 Local author, David Nazario, speaks a lot of truth. One of my favorite truths in his widely popular book, Make Love Your Religion is, “I often wonder why society tries...

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Passion and Purpose: Why I work for Berks Teens Matter

“Hey, Bethany? So why DO you do this work?” This is a question I get a lot when I’m in the community representing the Berks Teens Matter team. I do this work for a lot of different reasons, but it begins with a passion I have for engaging with and working with youth....

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Adolescence and Its Changes, Palo Magazine, October2019

Adolescence and Its Changes La Adolescencia Y Sus Cambios Palo Magazine -September, 2019 View the article and explore Palo Magazine here. By Nadine Smet-Weiss, Liaison for Community Engagement Traducción por Ana Villaman, Prevention Specialist I called upon our Health...

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A River of Stories, Palo Magazine, September 2019

A River of Stories Un Rio de Cuentas Palo Magazine -September, 2019 View the article and explore Palo Magazine here. By Nadine Smet-Weiss, Liaison for Community Engagement Traducción por Ana Villaman, Prevention Specialist If you have ever been a teen, and have the...

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What’s On Your Bucket List?, Palo Magazine, July 2019

What’s On Your Bucket List?, Palo Magazine, July 2019

What's On Your Bucket List? ¿Qué Hay en tu Listo de Cubo? Palo Magazine - July, 2019 View the article and explore Palo Magazine here. By Nadine Smet-Weiss, Liaison for Community Engagement Traducción por Ana Villaman Putting the words “summer” and “bucket” together in...

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From Boyhood to Manhoood, Palo Magazine, June 2019

From Boyhood to Manhoood, Palo Magazine, June 2019

From Boyhood to Manhood De la infancia a la masculinidad Palo Magazine - June, 2019 View the article and explore Palo Magazine here. By Nadine Smet-Weiss, traducción de Ana Villaman In April’s Palo, ‘A cup coffee with Rosa Julia’ got me thinking about the rites of...

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Eating for Two, Palo Magazine, May 2019

Eating for Two, Palo Magazine, May 2019

Eating for Two Comiendo por Dos Palo Magazine - May, 2019 View the article and explore Palo Magazine here. By Nadine Smet-Weiss, traducción de Ana Villaman National and local community surveys tell us that parents and youth are uncomfortable talking with each other...

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