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At Jana Marie Foundation we generate conversations that highlight the importance of mental, emotional, and social well-being and foster understanding, acceptance, and community action.
Offering young women a time for self-reflection, expression through art, and connectivity to other students and local community.
Audience: Young women grades 6-8.
KNOW Book Club provides an opportunity for self-discovery and self-reflection through vibrant discussions surrounding carefully selected works of literature
Audience: Students in grades 9-12
Spearheading activities and discussions to the end the silence that often surrounds mental health.
Audience: Students in grades 6-12
Providing students a fun, interactive journey that enhances connection with self and others through creative techniques, games, and services.
Audience: rising 6th - 12th grade students
Elevating awareness of mental health issues with a series of community events and programs throughout the month of May.
Join us to support the Foundation’s work to promote mental and emotional wellness through dialogue and creative expression. Held annually in March.
An interactive club designed to build community and advocate for mental health and wellness.
Audience: 9th - 12th grade students
Working with artists, schools, and community organizations to stomp out the stigma associated with mental illness.
Providing young women across Centre County an opportunity to build personal strength and self-confidence through a fun and interactive day.
Audience: Young women grades 6-12.
Exploring mother-daughter relationship through creative expression, engaging activities, and a variety of communication tools.
Audience: Young women (grades 6-8) and their mothers or caregivers.
Helping young men explore their sense of purpose through creative expression from comics and cartoons to rap and hip-hop.
Audience: Young men grades 5-8.
Join Ken Baxter and Friends for a unique night of music, enlivened by theatrical set design and compelling dialogue, to raise funds and celebrate
Audience: Pre-teens, teens, and adults
"Mokita" — a known truth that is left unspoken. Combining art, poetry, and community dialogues to address topics like poverty, suicide, disabilities, and other "elephants in the room."
Sharing themes and messages around building self-confidence, developing positive relationships, and expressing emotions in ways that are creative and healthy
Audience: Young people in grades 4 and 5
Designed to give students an opportunity to come together and practice resiliency skills, mindfulness, movement, and meditation.
Audience: Students in grades 6-12
Reflecting on one of the leading causes of death in the United States and help our community focus on prevention throughout the month of September.
Creating a space where parents and teens can come together to learn, grow, and flourish through a three part series focused on connecting, communicating, and contributing.
Audience: Middle/High School students and their parent/caregiver
“It was a great retreat! The day reinforced the importance of quality time, positive communications, and authentic connections. I really enjoyed all of it!”
“Today I was inspired to be ME!”
“The wellness forum helped me relax and calm down. It showed me that not everyone is perfect and that you don’t have to be.”
“I made new friends and learned it was okay to talk about my feelings.”