If you want to make a difference and help others while learning about sexual health and keeping yourself safe, then you need to join SMART Youth! You can come to any of our events around the city or come to one of our movie nights or Open Mic events. Check out our schedule to learn what we are doing or e-mail

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Open Mic Night - Friday October 28th

Come this Friday to SMART Youth for our Open Mic Night! There will be food, metrocards and fun for all youth, ages 13-22. Details are below:

Date: Friday, October 28, 2011
Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm
Place: SMART's office -- 1751 Park Avenue, 4th Floor
(Between 121st and 122nd Streets)
Transportation: 4/5/6 to 125th Street and Lexington Avenue

SMART Youth's Halloween Party

Great job everyone! Our 7th annual SMART Youth Halloween party was a great success! Thanks to SMART's staff, SMART Youth, our wonderful volunteers and Harlem RBI for being amazing leaders. A special shout out to SLATE, DJ Ski and Nick & Alicia -- our amazing MAC Make-up Artists. Pictures to come... get ready for next year!

SAY Something!

Exciting news! SAY is now a part of SEANYC - Sex Education Alliance of New York City! We are joining a group of amazing organizations working towards our goal of comprehensive sex education for all students in NYC's public schools. Stay tuned for more news about upcoming events and ways to get involved!

Why is Sex So Scary?

If you've been watching the news or reading the newspaper recently, you've read about organizations fighting the new Department of Education mandate. Here's a great article discussing the issues surrounding the controversy: Check it out and get SMART!

SAY Supports the new mandate!

As of August 2011, the NYC Department of Education will have sexuality education as a mandated component of their health education curriculum for middle school and high school students. SAY's (SMART Action Youth) goal is advocate for comprehensive sexual health education for all students in New York City, and this mandate is an excellent start in achieving our goal. We support the Department of Education's policy and hope to work with them in the implementation this year. Read more about the mandate at: