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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In Response to the President’s Forthcoming Budget Proposal

Date: February 27th, 2017

Healthy Teen Network is a member of the NDD (Non-Defense Discretionary) United alliance. We associate ourselves with the following statement by NDD United leadership on President Trump’s forthcoming budget proposal. Washington, D.C. – Today’s release of the first details of President Donald Trump’s budget plan is an unacceptable destruction of the parity principle that has been…

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Take Action: Protect Family Planning Organizations Access Title X Funds

Date: February 23rd, 2017

Healthy Teen Network encourages its members and supporters to contact their two U.S. Senators and urge them to oppose S.J. Res. 43 and vote against it if comes to the Senate floor. The resolution passed the U.S. House of Representatives last week. If passed by the Senate and signed by the President, the resolution would…

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Safe and Supportive Environments for All Young People Is a Human Rights Issue


Healthy Teen Network upholds the need to protect the human rights of all people. Healthy Teen Network denounces the recent “Dear Colleague” letter issued by the Trump administration, revoking federal guidelines specifying that transgender students have the right to use the public school restroom that matches their gender identity. While the federal law known as Title IX…

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