People Empowering People (PEP)
The UConn PEP Program is an innovative personal and family development program with a strong community focus. The program is designed to build on the unique strengths and life experiences of the participants and emphasizes the connection between individual and community action.
PEP promotes individual assets, relational skills, and community engagement. The program is based on a community capacity approach, and connects individuals to their community through prairing of community needs and resources.
PEP Facilitator Training is held at the UConn West Hartford Campus (unless otherwise noticed), 1800 Asylum Avenue, Library Bldg. Room 308, West Hartford CT 06117. It’s a 2-day training (Thursday & Friday) 9:00am – 4:00pm. Cost: $200.00 per person.
The UConn PEP program is adaptable to a variety of settings, and is offered throughout the state at Family Resource Centers, Community Agencies, Discovery Centers, Faith Based Communities, and Correctional Institutions.