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Position Statement: Educational Equity for Young People Who Are Pregnant & Parenting

Date: September 11, 2017

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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 Networks supports educational equity and systems of support that aid young people who are pregnant and parenting to complete high school. When pregnant and parenting youth graduate from…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2017). Position statement: Educational equity for young people who are pregnant or parenting. Baltimore: Author. Available from http://www.healthyteennetwork.org/resources/position-statement-educational-equity-young-people-pregnant-parenting/
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Position Statement: Ensuring Equity by Dismantling Racism

Date: September 21, 2017

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 believes that racism remains a persistent social toxin within United States society. Further, we believe that the ongoing and disparate impacts that racism has on public health…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2017). Position statement: Ensuring equity by dismantling racism. Baltimore: Author. Available from: http://www.healthyteennetwork.org/resources/position-statement-ensuring-equity-dismantling-racism
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Position Statement: Ensuring Equity for Youth by Addressing the Intersectionality of Gender, Race, and Sexuality

Date: September 21, 2017

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 believes that addressing social and ecological conditions unique to members of historically marginalized populations (such as people who are women, First Nation/Indigenous, African-American, Latinx, Asian Pacific Islander,…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2017). Position statement: Ensuring equity for youth by addressing the intersectionality of gender, race, & sexuality. Baltimore: Author. Available from
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Position Statement: Ensuring Equity for Youth by Affirming Those Who Are LGBTQ+ or Gender Non-Conforming

Date: September 21, 2017

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 believes youth who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, and queer (LGBTQ+), youth falling outside of the cisgender, heterosexual norm, and gender non-conforming youth should be affirmed…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2017). Position statement: Ensuring equity for youth by affirming those who are LGBTQ+ or Gender Non-Conforming. Baltimore: Author. Available from http://www.healthyteennetwork.org/resources/position-statement-ensuring-equity-youth-affirming-lgbtq-gender-non-conforming/
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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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Position Statement: Ensuring Equity for Youth by Applying Gender Transformative Approaches

Date: September 21, 2017

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 believes that racism remains a persistent social toxin within United States society. Further, we believe that the ongoing and disparate impacts that racism has on public health…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2017). Position statement: Ensuring equity by applying gender transformative approaches. Baltimore: Author. Available from: http://www.healthyteennetwork.org/resources/position-statement-ensuring-equity-youth-applying-gender-transformative-approaches
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Position Statement: Health Promotion & The Social Determinants of Health

Date: September 20, 2017

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 believes that health promotion, or a holistic approach we call Youth 360⁰, is the best way to achieve positive health and well-being outcomes for all youth. How…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2017). Position statement: Health promotion & the social determinants of health. Baltimore: Author. Available from http://www.healthyteennetwork.org/resources/position-statement-health-promotion-social-determinants-health/
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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: Human Trafficking

Date: October 24, 2016

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 supports the development and delivery of resources and services for youth who are victims and survivors of human trafficking. Healthy Teen Network calls upon all organizations that…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2016). Position statement: Human trafficking. Baltimore: Author. Available from http://www.healthyteennetwork.org/resources/position-statement-human-trafficking/
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Position Statement: Sexual & Reproductive Health Services for Adolescent & Young Adult Men

Date: October 24, 2016

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 believes that adolescent and young adult men (AYAM, or young men) deserve comprehensive sexuality education and optimal sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services in order to achieve…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2016). Position statement: Sexual & reproductive health needs of adolescent & young adult men. Baltimore: Author. Available from http://www.healthyteennetwork.org/resources/position-statement-srh-ayam
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