programs

Just Say I Know How (JSIKH)

Youth, as future leaders and global citizens, learn and develop positive relationships with themselves and others, solve problems, build character, and maintain healthy lifestyles through group discussion and activities.

Fun Fact: All participants rated the program positively, many requesting longer and more frequent sessions.

Studies show a positive correlation between emotional intelligence and academic achievement. Through character development and education, Just Say I Know How (JSIKH) program activities teach self-control, emotional awareness, empathy, communication, and social problem solving. Through positive student and staff engagement, academic and social-emotional learning improves, and long-term positive behavioral shifts become evident.

Successes and Highlights:

  • Staff report improved communication, active participation, better team work, improved coping and problem-solving skills, and a raised level of overall respectfulness among participants.
  • Students report learning how to work as a team and get along, developing friendships, and making connections with others.
  • Participants learn to recognize bullying, from others and one’s self, and to make the choice to treat others with kindness.
  • All participants rated the program positively, many requesting longer and more frequent sessions.
  • Program impact includes self-control, emotional awareness, communication, and social problem solving.

Partners: Programing is offered in partnership with SAY’s before- and after-school program sites within the San Diego Unified School District

Sign Up Today! This program is offered to elementary school students in grades 3–5 enrolled in SAY San Diego’s before- and after- school programs.