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Puberty, Sex &
Modern Baby-Making

Where do babies come from? In this two part series, adults will learn how to answer this age-old question in very modern ways. Part One (November 14th) covers puberty and sex. This workshops will load you with the facts, teach you how to incorporate your family's values, and help mold you into being a more 'askable' adult. Part Two (November 29th) brings in the world of donors, surrogates, insemination and IVF. This workshop will explain how each and every human comes to exists. And, it might just change the way you think about family.

Askable Adult: Sex, Puberty & The Talk(s)

Tuesday, November 14th, 7-9pm

  • Tips and practice for starting the conversation
  • What makes an adult askable?
  • Choosing age-appropriate words & concepts
  • Weaving together facts & family values

Presentation by Ngozi Olemgbe

Ngozi is a sexual health educator for Planned Parenthood. She believes that everyone should have places in their lives to talk openly about sexual health topics. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Vassar College in Sociology with a focus in Africana and Women’s Studies. 

in Modern Times

Wednesday, November 29th, 7-9pm

  • The high-tech ways babies are made
  • Donors, surrogates & the roles they play
  • Including everyone in the conversation
  • Who's in the family?

Presentation by Rachel Ginocchio

Rachel Ginocchio has an MPH in Maternal & Child Health. She worked in reproductive health for ten years and recently started Roads To Family - to teach, learn, speak and write about the myriad ways that humans make more humans and create family. For more information: www.RoadsToFamily.com

Stay tuned for the next workshop!

We have room for 20 adult participants at each workshop
$15 per person for both workshops
Come a little early (6:30pm) to grab a beer and some food!

Puberty & Human Reproduction
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both workshops will be at:

13 Virtues Brewing

6410 SE Milwaukie Ave, Portland, OR 97202
(503) 239-8544

6:30pm: order food and beer
7-9pm: presentation, Q & A