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Aban Aya Youth Project

Program Overview


Brian Flay, D.Phil. and Sally Graumlich, Ed.D. CHES.


Program Summary

The Aban Aya Youth Project (Aban Aya) is a four-year program designed to teach students to practice abstinence, avoid drugs and alcohol, and resolve conflicts nonviolently, using an Afrocentric social development curriculum. The program is designed for students in 5th through 8th grade.


Target Population

The program was designed for middle school students (grades 5 to 8). Although the program was evaluated with African American youth, it can be adapted to include non-African American students.


Program Setting

The program was designed to be delivered as a classroom-based, school curriculum, but can be adapted to community-based settings. The program was evaluated in a classroom-based setting.


Contact and Availability Information

For curriculum, materials, and pricing information, please contact:

For training and support, please contact:

See above

Sample of curriculum available for review prior to purchase: No

Adaptation guidelines or kit available: No

Languages available: English