UNDER THE CURRENTS

Using Internet Advertising to Recruit Youth

Date: November 14th, 2019
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Looking to recruit youth for programs or research studies? Have you ever wondered about how you might harness the power of internet advertising in your recruitment efforts? If you haven't already considered advertising to recruit youth, maybe it's something you want to learn more about. Placement matters:  you want to advertise your program and study where…
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#HealthyTeen19 Social Media Round-Up

Date: November 8th, 2019
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What was it like talking with over 500 people about sex positivity, you ask? Unbelievable—and that’s an understatement. Healthy Teen Network is back in Baltimore feeling struck by the learning, designing, and laughing we shared with so many passionate people in New Orleans this year. We’ve gathered snippets of people’s experiences at #HealthyTeen19 for us…

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What’s On Your Must-See List While You’re At #HealthyTeen19?

Date: October 21st, 2019
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Shanise Taylor
“Laissez les bons temps rouler,” or as us non-French speakers would say, “Let the good times roll!” The countdown is on, and we are gearing up for another awesome Healthy Teen Network Annual National Conference. This year, we’re located in culture-rich New Orleans! Though our conference is a hub for informative sessions and awesome networking…
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40 Years of #StandingStrong

Date: October 10th, 2019
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James Smith
Healthy Teen Network is celebrating 40 years of promoting better outcomes for adolescents and young adults. Over the past 40 years, many Board members, staff, donors, and professional members have contributed to our successes. Like so many of us who are devoted to mission-driven work, I am passionate about making the world a better place…
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Judith Herrman, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, Receives 2019 Douglas B. Kirby Researcher of the Year Award

Date: October 1st, 2019
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Healthy Teen Network

Healthy Teen Network is pleased to announce Judith Herrman, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, as the 2019 Douglas B. Kirby Researcher of the Year, in honor of her contributions as a nurse, educator, and researcher to the needs of young people. (Learn more about our awards and past awardees on our conference website.) Judy is an…

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Rep. Patricia Haynes Smith Receives 2019 Spirit of Service Award

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Healthy Teen Network

Healthy Teen Network is honored to recognize Representative Patricia Haynes Smith with the 2019 Spirit of Service award for her commitment to community and youth education. (Learn more about our awards and past awardees on our conference website.) A native of Baton Rouge, Rep. Smith is well known throughout Louisiana for her tireless effort to…

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Deon Haywood Receives 2019 Standing Strong Award

Date: September 26th, 2019
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Healthy Teen Network

Healthy Teen Network is pleased to announce that Deon Haywood has been selected to receive the 2019 Standing Strong Award. (Learn more about our awards and past awardees on our conference website.) Deon Haywood is the Executive Director of Women With A Vision, Inc. (WWAV), a New Orleans-based community organization founded in 1989 to improve…

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Youth Rebuilding New Orleans Receives the 2019 Youth 360° Innovation Award

Date: September 23rd, 2019
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Healthy Teen Network

Healthy Teen Network is pleased to announce that the nonprofit volunteer organization Youth Rebuilding New Orleans has been selected to receive the 2019 Youth 360° Innovation Award. With the Youth 360° Innovation Award, Healthy Teen Network recognizes emerging innovations and achievements in adolescent sexual and reproductive health promotion that integrate the social determinants of health.…

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Cole Williams Awarded 2019 Outstanding Former Teen Parent

Date: September 12th, 2019
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Healthy Teen Network

Healthy Teen Network is pleased to announce that Colbert (Cole) Williams has been selected to receive the Healthy Teen Network 2019 Outstanding Former Teen Parent Award. The Outstanding Former Teen Parent Award is presented to a former teen parent who has overcome the challenges of early parenting to achieve extraordinary personal and/or professional success. Typically,…

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How Can I Be Gender-Inclusive with Students?

Date: August 26th, 2019
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Guest Blog Post by Kim Westheimer While gender diversity is not a new thing, the way we talk and think about gender continues to rapidly evolve. If you teach puberty or other health education classes, you may have many questions about how best to be gender-inclusive with students:   “How should I talk about bodies…

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