St. Lucia YAM Awarded Outstanding Youth Organization

8th June 2021
YAM member Millenia Mathurinand and Youth Liaison Officer Shashlee Pierre Louis receiving award

The Youth Advocacy Movement (YAM) of St. Lucia Planned Parenthood Association (SLPPA) was recently recognised by the St. Lucia Government - Ministry of Youth Development and Sport, they received an award for Outstanding Youth Organization, which is given to an outstanding organization/group which has for the past 2 years achieved community, national or regional recognition in promoting youth development through its programmes and or policies.

Award for YAM SLPPA
The award was received by YAM member Millenia Mathurinand and Youth Liaison Officer Sashalee Pierre-Louis

Currently, the organization is conducting exciting grassroots initiatives in Saint Lucia, such as youth training programmes within under-served communities island-wide and tackling a wide range of issues such as parenting, self-awareness, and gender-based violence.

Now more than ever we support and encourage our young leaders as they educate and innovate in their communities, making sexual and reproductive education and health more accessible. 

Follow them at www.instagram.com/yam_slu

SLPPA aims to promote family welfare and reduce the incidence of unwanted pregnancies, particularly among adolescents, through a strengthened family life education programme and quality sexual and reproductive health (SRH) care services that complement government provision.