VIDEO: “Just Say No” Dance Crew & “Chuuk Stepping Stones” Team Up to Fight STDs


Guam- The Just Say No Dance Crew and the Chuuk Stepping Stones Project have partnered with Prutehi Hao, the Micronesian Athletic Club and the Mangilao Mayor’s Office for a special show to promote awareness on Sexually Transmitted Diseases, HIV and AIDS.

Stepping Stones Project Coordinator Martina Otoko says their organizations have prepared skits and dance performances that will be held at the Mangilao Community Center.

She mentions the show focuses on the education and public awareness of a major issue on Guam and the neighboring islands. Otoko adds the performances are their way of showing there is hope in building up self-esteem, self-awareness and self-respect. She invites kids of all ages to attend.

“It’s free,” said Otoko. “We just want to promote more to the community on how to be educated on STDs and HIV. To be aware always and be safe.”

The show is free and free give-a-ways will also be provided to those who attend. It will be held this Saturday, June 1. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the performances will be from 7-9 p.m.. For more information, check the groups out on facebook or call (671) 734-5669.