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Please Let Us Know How to Improve a Resource for Young Families!

Date: November 2nd, 2017

It’s been almost 10 years since Healthy Teen Network shared our BDI Logic Model for Working with Young Families Resource Kit, and we are updating it to keep it relevant. If you have used this resource in the past and would like to provide feedback to inform the update, please complete this short survey. In…

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Take Action: Urge Members of Congress to Save the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program!

Date: October 12th, 2017

Who? You Your allies (e.g., co-workers, Board, members, volunteers, partners, etc.) to Members of Congress The U.S. Representative or Representatives that represent the geographic service area of your organization The two U.S. Senators in each state of your organization’s geographic service area. The U.S. Representative representing the city/town where you live and the two U.S.…

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2016 Annual Report

Date: October 2, 2017

Reflecting Back & Looking Forward: A Commitment to Evidence & Innovation We’ve made great strides in the past decade, and teen births in the U.S. are at an all-time low. A number of factors have contributed to this downward trend, most significantly declines in the number of teens who have ever had sex, and among…

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New Position Statements Released

Date: September 20th, 2017

Four new Healthy Teen Network position statements have been approved by our Board of Directors and are now available: Educational Equity for Young People Who Are Pregnant & Parenting Health Promotion & The Social Determinants of Health Sexual & Reproductive Health Services for System-Involved Youth Title X Family Planning Program Healthy Teen Network shares position statements on…

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Finding Common Ground (Issue Brief)

Date: September 14, 2017

An Overview on Key Conservative Principles to Support Shared Goals for Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health A shifted landscape of new or strengthened power players (particularly those who lean conservative) at all levels of government, combined with threats to public health investments that our nation’s youth are facing, necessitates a reinvigorated call to public policy…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network.(2017). Issue brief: Finding common ground: An overview on key conservative principles to support shared goals for adolescent sexual & reproductive health. Baltimore: Author. Available from www.healthyteennetwork.org/resource/finding-common-ground-issue-brief/
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URGENT Take Action: Urge Senators to Save the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program!

Date: September 5th, 2017

The Risk If you have been following news from Healthy Teen Network, our ally organizations, and news media, you may be under the impression that the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program (TPPP) is “dead” due to the Trump Administration’s notice to TPPP grantees earlier this summer to end their projects by June 2018, two years earlier…

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Submit Your Manuscript Now! Special Issue of American Journal of Sexuality Education

Date: August 25th, 2017

The American Journal of Sexuality Education and Healthy Teen Network are pleased to announce a SPECIAL ISSUE of the journal! Blending the journal’s rich history in  publishing cutting edge peer reviewed research and scholarly commentary on sexuality education with Healthy Teen Network’s leadership in addressing the social determinants of adolescent sexual and reproductive health, we…

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Navigating the Politics of Public Health

Date: September 7, 2017

Finding Common Ground in Support of Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health A 4-Part Webinar Series, with Recordings Available Online in an Elearning Course A shifted landscape of new or strengthened power players (particularly those who lean conservative) at all levels of government, combined with threats to public health investments that our nation’s youth are facing,…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2017). Navigating the politics of public health: Finding common ground in support of adolescent sexual and reproductive health (4-part webinar series). Baltimore: Author. Available from: http://www.healthyteennetwork.org/resources/webinars-navigating-politics-public-health/
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Calling All Storytellers

Date: August 15th, 2017

Social Norms & Culture is just around the corner, and we are excited to announce two storytelling opportunities during conference!   Stoop Storytelling: Call for Storytellers Healthy Teen Network, in collaboration with The Stoop Storytelling Series, invites you to submit your personal story for this interactive session about unconscious bias on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. The Stoop…

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Healthy Teen Network Launches Center for Evidence & Innovation

Date: August 9th, 2017

Training & Resources Will Fill Vacuum Left by Trump Administration’s Termination of Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs For Immediate Release  (PDF Version) August 9, 2017 Contact: Gina Desiderio, Director of Communications (443.216.1360) Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services pulled over $210 million in funding for teen pregnancy prevention efforts. Over 80 institutions—including…

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