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Celebrating Young Parents: How New Mexico and California Established a Day of Recognition (Free Webinar)

Date: June 19th, 2017

July 13, 2017 | 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET Register today! Join Denicia Cadena of Young Women United, Ena Suseth Valladares along with Young Parent Leadership Council (YPLC) members from California Latinas for Reproductive Justice (CLRJ), as well as Marylouise Kuti of #NoTeenShame to learn more about the efforts in New Mexico and California to…

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Updated 2017 Public Policy Positions Now Available!

Date: June 7th, 2017

We’ve recently updated our public policy recommendations. Check out our summary of public policy recommendations and our recommendation to fully fund teen pregnancy prevention. Healthy Teen Network takes positions on public policies and public policy proposals of importance to adolescents, young adults, their families, and their communities. These resources are updated to include topics of health promotion,…

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June is LGBTQ Pride Month

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LGBT Pride Month is celebrated annually in June to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots and in recognition of the pursuit of equal justice and equal opportunity for LGBTQ Americans. Encouraging greater acceptance and support for all youth, including those who are or are perceived to be LGBTQ, will make communities, schools, and other settings safer, better…

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Attention Trainers: Register now for our Making a Difference! TOT, July 26-28

Date: June 2nd, 2017

Making a Difference! Training-of-Trainers (TOT) July 26-28, 2017 St. Louis, MO   Intended Audience: Trainers Deadline to Register: July 3rd, 2017 Cost: $1,550 per participant   Location The training will be held at Drury Plaza Hotel St. Louis at the Arch, 2 South 4th Street, St. Louis, MO 63102. Hotel reservations may be made by…

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Save the Date: Youth 360° In Action: A Google Hangout (5/18 @ 1PM ET)

Date: May 10th, 2017

What: Livestream Discussion on Integrating the Social Determinants of Health When: Thursday, May 18th, 2017 @ 1:00PM ET Where: Our YouTube Channel What determines how long we live…If we thrive…How healthy we are? Is it…What we do…Who we are…Where we live…Our families? How and where we live, learn, and play matters. We cannot expect to…

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Help LGBTQ+ Youth Be Heard!

Date: May 8th, 2017

Youth Participants Needed for National Survey of LGBTQ Youth & School GLSEN is conducting the 2017 National School Climate Survey, its tenth national survey of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth about their experiences in school. The National School Climate Survey is a crucial tool documenting the problem of anti-LGBTQ bias and harassment in…

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Federal FY 2017 Appropriations Reaching the Finish Line

Date: May 3rd, 2017

Even though the federal government has entered month SEVEN of its current fiscal year (FY 2017), the U.S. Congress is finally on the verge of passing and sending to the President FY 2017 appropriations legislation. The significant delay in Congressional action on spending for FY 2017 is an indication of continued systemic dysfunction of the…

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Monday 3/13 is Birth Control Call-In Day

Date: March 11th, 2017

National Women’s Law Center, along with NARAL, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Civil Liberties Union, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Center for Reproductive Rights, and Nurse Practitioners for Women’s Health, is organizing a grassroots call-in day to Secretary Price to voice support of no-cost birth control coverage. Healthy Teen Network is participating in…

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Take Action by March 9: Federal Sexual Health Education Funding

Date: March 8th, 2017

Healthy Teen Network is an active member of the Sexuality Education Coalition and contributes to the coalition’s public policy advocacy activities. Healthy Teen Network has added our name to a coalition letter to leaders of Congressional appropriations committees recommending funding levels for the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program within the Office of Adolescent Health and the…

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#DefundAbOnly Week of Action: March 6-10

Date: March 2nd, 2017

Healthy Teen Network stands with SIECUS in a Week of Action March 6–10, 2017 to speak up for sexual and reproductive rights and tell Congress it’s time to #DefundAbOnly and support #RealSexEd. Healthy Teen Network believes that all young people should receive, with unfettered access, comprehensive sexuality education. Not all youth in the United States receive…

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