Native Youth

Native Youth

HIV/AIDS Awareness Days in March


National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: March 10 Today, one in four people living with HIV in the United States is a woman 13 or older. About half of women living with HIV are in care, and only four in 10 have the virus under control. Women face unique HIV risks and challenges that…

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Learning Walks: First Nations Community Health Source


To uncover and share the invisible work behind the concrete and measurable deliverables, Healthy Teen Network conducted Learning Walks with three agencies. Learning Walk is a popular strategy used in the education field by which an external observer visits a community to document lessons learned, provide input to guide decision-making for future project funding, and gain understanding of the impact that…

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Learning Walks: Indigenous Peoples Task Force


To uncover and share the invisible work behind the concrete and measurable deliverables, Healthy Teen Network conducted Learning Walks with three agencies. Learning Walk is a popular strategy used in the education field by which an external observer visits a community to document lessons learned, provide input to guide decision-making for future project funding, and…

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Learning Walks: Wind River


To uncover and share the invisible work behind the concrete and measurable deliverables, Healthy Teen Network conducted Learning Walks with three agencies. Learning Walk is a popular strategy used in the education field by which an external observer visits a community to document lessons learned, provide input to guide decision-making for future project funding, and…

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Lessons Learned in Providing Health Care Services for Native Youth


The Native Youth Project (NYP) was a national learning collaborative facilitated by the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI), Healthy Teen Network, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that engaged seven community-based organizations serving American Indian youth to support the communities to select, adapt, and implement evidence-based programs. However, what the…

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Other Resources: Native Youth


View Healthy Teen Network Native Youth Resources here. Other Resources: Special Collections: For Teens 2016 State of Native Youth Report Addressing Trauma in American Indian and Alaska Native Youth Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women and Men HIV/AIDs among American Indians and Alaskan Natives

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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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Uncovering the Story of Community Engagement through Learning Walks


  Youth Theater Group at Indigenous Peoples Task Force The Native Youth Project (NYP), funded by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), was implemented in seven Native American communities, namely, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Indigenous Peoples Task Force, Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, The Boys and Girls Club of the Northern Cheyenne…

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Weaving Life Skills into PREP Programming


To prevent teen pregnancy and protect young people from relationship violence, Alaska needed an approach that covered a lot of ground. Alaska’s Personal Responsibility Education Program (Alaska PREP) was the solution. Alaska PREP goes into state schools and offers The Fourth R, an evidence-based curriculum that focuses on healthy relationships, positive adolescent development, and life skills.…

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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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