POPS clubs focus on creating a safe space. Meetings often include an activity (e.g., writing, making art, mindfulness exercises, a film, a reading, a guest speaker, a discussion of a current event or an individual’s pressing need).
POPS operates under the premise that it is okay for STUDENTS TO KEEP THEIR STORIES TO THEMSELVES.
POPS the Club values the liberating experience of sharing our stories, but no one is ever required to talk or write about their life. Some find the experience of writing, painting, or otherwise expressing their truths liberating, but this is not a requirement for membership. On rare occasions, students have kept their own stories private for years. POPS understands the benefit of forging a nurturing and supportive community.