In the field
Educator Profile: Meet Rowan, our newest KBEP Educator!
Rowan McKenna was raised in Seekonk, Massachusetts. She graduated from Rhode Island College in 2017 with a degree in Gender & Women’s Studies and a minor in Communications. Rowan started at the Katie Brown Educational Program in January 2018. Prior to working with the Katie Brown Educational Program, Rowan served as a contributing columnist for…Read More
Educator Profile: Meet Jasmine Torres!
Join us this month as we profile the staff at the Katie Brown Educational Program. Jasmine Torres was born and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts. She attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst, graduating in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts. While enrolled, Jasmine majored in Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies and minored in Education. She has…Read More
We’re Hiring: Educational Program Manager
Educational Program Manager position: Organizational Overview: The Katie Brown Educational Program (KBEP) offers a range of educational programs throughout the year. KBEP takes the approach that all young people need age-appropriate relationship violence prevention education to be able to build and maintain successful relationships from childhood into adulthood. We also recognize that education is a…Read More
Educator Profile: Get to know Deshaun
Join us this month as we profile the staff at the Katie Brown Educational Program. Deshaun Ferguson Deshaun Ferguson was born and raised in Dorchester, Massachusetts. He attended Johnson & Wales University graduating in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts. While enrolled, Deshaun majored in Sports Entertainment Events Management and minored in Professional Sports. He…Read More
KBEP seeks Community Engagement Intern!
Community Engagement Internship KBEP is currently seeking an intern to increase the organization’s community relations. Community engagement interns will increase awareness about relationship violence prevention by attending violence prevention awareness events, community events, and fundraisers as a representative of the KBEP. Requirements: Candidates must have evening availability. Reliable transportation to the office or any…Read More
KBEP at Camp Elmwood & Camp Welch
Last week, the Katie Brown Educational Program worked with the Bristol County District Attorney’s office to speak to youth at Camp Elmwood and Camp Welch about relationship violence. Campers developed healthy communication and conflict resolution skills by participating in fun activities like the Lava Pit! A big thank you from the KBEP Education Team to…Read More
Who Runs the World?
Well if Beyonce said it, it must be true. Girls truly are running things. For the past few weeks, the Education Team at the Katie Brown Educational Program has been out and about working with groups of inspiring young women. KBEP kicked off our summer programming by teaching workshops to the young women at…Read More
A Message to Students
A message to students: It’s officially #summer2018 and KBEP is still thinking about the 2017-2018 school year. That might sound ridiculous since it’s July, but we can’t help it — we had a blast this past school year! We are honored to be a part of your school communities and work with all of…Read More
End of the Year
Another school year has come and gone. We want to take the time to thank all of our students and supporters who helped to make this an amazing year. This year, the KBEP Education team taught in 32 schools, including every public school in Fall River, Massachusetts! We also began teaching at new schools:…Read More
Katie Brown Educational Program Co-Founder Awarded the 2018 Community Clinician of the Year Award
Swansea, MA- On Tuesday, April 3, 2018 the Bristol South District Medical Society awarded Katie Brown Educational Program Co-Founder Dr. Jay Schachne with the 2018 Community Clinician of the Year Award at a ceremony held at Venus de Milo Restaurant in Swansea, MA. This award is given to physicians who make exceptional contributions to their…Read More