Project Alpha workshop will be held February 11

A Project Alpha workshop will be held February 11 at Lancaster High School.

Project Alpha is a national program, designed to help young men make better and more informed choices about their sexual behavior, reported Ronald Davenport.

Topics to be covered will include abstinence and the consequences of early sexual activity, peer pressure, HIV/AIDS, teen pregnancy, STDs, relationships, being a responsible father and what it means to “be a man.”

Members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and community members will serve as facilitators, said Davenport.

The target audience is males ages 12-18. Ages 12-17 need to bring completed parent/guardian consent forms to the workshop.  Forms are available at Lancaster High and Middle schools or can be requested from

Registration will be held from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., the workshop will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The workshop and lunch are free.

Parents and males over 18 are welcome to attend, said Davenport.