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Latinx

Communication in Conflict: Research Findings from a Latin American Public Health Project


A Guest Blog Post by Erica Nelson, PhD, Independent Consultant Estimados colegas, this post is directed at those of you working to improve the sexual and reproductive health of Latino teens, to share the research findings from a Latin American public health project. Proyecto CERCA, or “Community Embedded Reproductive Health Care for Adolescents,” targeted young people living in…

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Healthy Teen Network on Mi Escuela Es Su Escuela


Mi Escuela Es Su Escuela (My School Is Your School), a radio show broadcast from Montgomery College, provides information about education to Latino parents in the Montgomery County, Maryland, community. I was recently interviewed on the show to talk about the Latino youth’s dreams study we conducted in 2012. The interview covered various topics, including…

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Keep It Simple


Getting the Right Sexual Health Care Growing up isn’t easy. Navigating your sexual health isn’t easy either. But there are some things we can make simpler, like making sure  you know that you have the right to high quality sexual health care and that we care enough to help you get it. Check out the…

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Lisa’s Story, Part I


I want to tell you the story of a friend, of a mother, of a dreamer. Lisa* is the mother of a beautiful two- year old girl, Angela. Lisa’s husband selected the name. As if in the name, their lives would be blessed with the happiness, hope, and love they were looking for. Lisa was…

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Lisa’s Story, Part II


If you missed Part I of Lisa’s story, you can read it here. Lisa was sad to see Pablo walk out of her life and little Angela’s. He did exactly what his dad did to him and what he said he would never do. After multiple fights and marital counseling sessions, he left their tiny…

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No te compliques


The ¡No te compliques! Facilitator’s Guide and accompanying video, or motion graphic, are designed to help link young men and women, ages 15-19, to trusted, “teen friendly” contraceptive and reproductive healthcare providers. Facilitator’s Guide and motion graphic are also available in English.

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No te compliques! Conectando a adolescentes con servicios de salud sexual


The ¡No te compliques! Facilitator’s Guide and accompanying video, or motion graphic, are designed to help link young men and women, ages 15-19, to trusted, “teen friendly” contraceptive and reproductive healthcare providers. Facilitator’s Guide and motion graphic are also available in English.

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Other Resources: Latinx Youth


View Healthy Teen Network Latinx Youth Resources here. Other Resources: Identifying Health Beliefs Influencing Hispanic College Men’s Willingness to Vaccinate against HPV Reaching and Engaging with Hispanic Communities: A Research-Informed Communication Guide for Nonprofits, Policymakers, and Funders Cultural, Media, and Peer Influences on Body Beauty Perceptions of Mexican American Adolescent Girls East Los High: Transmedia…

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Preventing Teen Pregnancy Among Marginalized Youth


Developing a Policy, Program, and Research Agenda for the Future Healthy Teen Network, with support from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, has long explored how to better meet the needs of marginalized youth and subsequently reduce their risk for early pregnancy and parenting. In 2008, a year-long effort included a review of the literature on…

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What Are Our Areas of Expertise?


Healthy Teen Network staff bring a diverse range of subject matter expertise, with years of experience providing capacity-building assistance. We possess the skills-building training, TA, elearning, instructional design, evaluation, and resource development skills to work with both youth and adults. Our highly qualified staff can meet your needs, across a range of services. Areas of…

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Working Effectively with Latino Parents


So you have everything set: your curriculum is selected, the schools are on board, the sessions are planned, and you are ready to implement your sex ed classes with Latino youth. Still, you want to engage the parents and invite them to a parents’ night and orientation, conduct other activities with the families, and ask…

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Young Women United: Empowering Women to Make Thoughtful Decisions about Their Own Bodies and Lives


Healthy Teen Network is pleased to award Young Women United our very first Youth 360° Innovation Award. Young Women United (YWU) has been selected because of their fearlessness in calling out the social injustices young families face and reframing the conversation around young parenthood and sexual and reproductive health. As part of YWU’s work to…

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