From Boyhood to Manhoood, Palo Magazine, June 2019

From Boyhood to Manhood Palo Magazine - June, 2019 View the article and explore Palo Magazine here. By Nadine Smet-Weiss, translation by Ana Villaman In April’s Palo, ‘A cup coffee with Rosa Julia’ got me thinking about the rites of passage we offer our young men. Or,...

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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, translation by Ana Villaman National and local community surveys tell us that parents and youth are uncomfortable talking with each other...

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Our Teen Heroes, Palo Magazine, April 2019

Our Teen Heroes Nuestros Héroes Adolescentes Palo Magazine, April, 2019 View the article and explore Palo Magazine here. By Nadine Smet-Weiss, translation by Ana Villaman It has been almost a decade since our community made headlines in The New York Times as home to...

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The Other Side of the Coin, Palo, March 2018

The Other Side of the Coin Palo Magazine, March, 2019 View the article and explore Palo Magazine here. by Nadine Smet-Weiss; translation by Ana Villaman If you follow Berks Teens Matter on Facebook or Instagram, you know that our goal is to reduce teen pregnancy in...

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Growing into adulthood, El Palo February 2019

Growing into adulthood can be a turbulent time. If you are a teen, you know that. If you used to be a teen, you might have chosen to forget that part – it can be that turbulent. One day you are just a kid, the next day you wake up to find yourself going through all...

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Preparing your child for success, Palo, January 2019

When we ask parents of teens in Reading and Berks County what their hopes and dreams are for their children, they have a lot to say. They want them to be successful, get a good education, realize their own dreams and be contributing members of the community. When we...

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Light in the Darkness, Palo, December 2018

Light in the Darkness Palo Magazine, December 2018 View the article and explore Palo's December magazine here. by Nadine Smet-Weiss; translation by Ana Villaman   Sometimes, the darkness of a season can be overwhelming and, while we are desperate for the light,...

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