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Lawsuits Filed to Stop Trump’s Rollback of Science-Based Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program

Date: February 15th, 2018

Suits Come in Response to Trump Administration’s Arbitrary Termination of Program that Has Contributed to Dramatic Fall in Rates of Pregnancy among Teens For Immediate Release February 15, 2018 Washington DC— Today, nine local government, health care, and oversight organizations filed four lawsuits in federal courts in Washington, Maryland, and the District of Columbia challenging…

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Join us 3/16 for Salute to Standing Strong!

Date: February 13th, 2018

Salute to Standing Strong Friday, March 16, 2018, 4-7PM Falls Church Distillers 442 S. Washington St., Suite A Falls Church, VA 22046 Join us to raise a glass and say cheers to standing strong for adolescents and young adults! 20% of food and drink sales all day benefit the Healthy Teen Network Center for Evidence…

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Position Statement: Homelessness & Its Intersection with Sexual Behavior among Youth

Date: January 11, 2018

We share position statements on relevant issues for young people as a resource to support your advocacy efforts. See more position statements here. Healthy Teen Network maintains that housing is a universal human right, and by extension, a right all. Americans should enjoy equitably. Furthermore, we recognize the centrality of safe and stable housing to achieving…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2018). Position statement: Homelessness and its intersection with sexual behavior among youth. Baltimore: Author. Available from www.healthyteennetwork.org/resources/position-statement-homelessness-intersection-sexual-behavior/
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Position Statement: Youth-Friendly Services

Date: January 11, 2018

Healthy Teen Network shares position statements on relevant issues for young people as a resource to support your advocacy efforts. See more position statements here. Healthy Teen Network maintains that for youth to enjoy their universal right to health care, health care services must be delivered to them in a manner that makes it easy and…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2018). Position statement: Youth-friendly services. Baltimore: Author. Available from www.healthyteennetwork.org/resources/position-statement-youth-friendly-services/
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Position Statement: Ensuring Equity for Youth by Affirming Young People Who Are Pregnant or Parenting

Date: January 11, 2018

Healthy Teen Network shares position statements on relevant issues for young people as a resource to support your advocacy efforts. See more position statements here. A more just and equitable world supports and empowers all adolescents and young adults—including young people who are pregnant or parenting—to lead healthy and fulfilling lives. All young people deserve respect,…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2018). Position statement: Ensuring equity for youth by affirming young people who are pregnant or parenting. Baltimore: Author. Available from www.healthyteennetwork.org/resources/position-statement-affirming-young-people-pregnant-parenting/
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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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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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