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Press Release: Sex Education Collaborative Launches Website with Open Access Training Hub

Date: May 21st, 2020
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For Immediate Release Baltimore, MD -- As remote learning continues for much of the country, members of the Sex Education Collaborative (SEC) have created a new online training hub with a wide variety of professional development offerings for sex educators and school administrators at SexEducationCollaborative.org. The SEC envisions a world in which all young people’s…
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Vote Now! Amazon Alexa EdTech Challenge

Date: May 12th, 2020

Remember that Amazon EdTech Challenge we shared earlier? Well, we weren't able to share our skill live at SXSW Edu, but we still get to complete in the virtual challenge, and we need your help! Each finalist built an Alexa Skill with AWS. Now it's up to you to select and award the best skill.…
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Press Release: Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice Organizations Issue Call to Action for Sex Education

Date: May 4th, 2020
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For Immediate Release Over 180 Groups Kick Off #SexEdForAll Month with Information, Events, and a Video Challenge Baltimore, MD—May is Sex Ed for All Month, an initiative spearheaded by a coalition of sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice organizations committed to ensuring all young people have access to the education and health care they…
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Sex Ed for All Month: Call to Action

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This preamble and call to action were developed by partners at Advocates for Youth, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Power to Decide, SIECUS: Sex Ed for Social Change, and URGE as part of the larger Sex Ed For All Month coalition. This May, sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice partners will once again observe…

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Important Announcement from the Healthy Teen Network Board Chair

Date: April 30th, 2020

Dear Friends and Colleagues, On behalf of the Board of Directors and the staff at Healthy Teen Network, I would like to share the news that James B. Smith has announced his resignation as President and CEO of Healthy Teen Network. In his brief tenure with us at Healthy Teen Network, James has provided strategic…

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Mark your calendar! May is Sex Ed for All Month!

Date: April 21st, 2020

A few weeks from now, in the (almost) words of NSYNC: 🎶 It’s gonna be May! 🎶 As you might remember, last May, a group of national sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice organizations launched the first-ever Sex Ed For All Month. And from that May forward, we voiced a collective commitment to observe…

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How to Talk About Dual Protection

Date: March 31, 2020

Have you seen the rising rates of STIs and falling rates of pregnancy? Do you know how to respond to a young person who is resistant to using condoms? Designed for educators and clinicians, this elearning gives you the information and skills you need to address the increasing rates of STIs, whether you’re working in…
Citation: Dorval Hall, E., Sedivy, V. (2020). How to talk about dual protection. Healthy Teen Network.
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Healthy Teen Network Chosen as a Finalist for the Amazon Alexa EdTech Skills Challenge

Date: February 28th, 2020
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By Milagros Garrido and Genevieve Martínez-García Update, March 16, 2020: What’s Happening with the Alexa Challenge? We were so excited to have been selected as a finalist for the Amazon Alexa EdTech Skills Challenge, but with the coronavirus pandemic and the need for social distancing, SXSW Edu has been postponed. Organizers are still exploring options for…
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OPA Announces Teen Pregnancy Prevention Funding: Do you have the training you need to succeed?

Date: February 14th, 2020

The Office of Population Affairs (OPA) is accepting grant applications for the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program. As a repeat grantee for the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program, we have experience as a national training and TA provider as well as a grantee developing and implementing innovative and evidence-based programs. We've been there, and we know how…
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Public Policy Recommendation: Assist Youth Who Are Pregnant and Parenting

Date: February 13, 2020

Topic Supports for Youth who are Pregnant and Parenting Subjects Public Health, Human Services, Secondary Education, Higher Education Recommendation Reauthorize the Pregnancy Assistance Fund program   Congressional Action Request U.S. Senators: Co-sponsor the Pregnancy Assistance Fund Reauthorization Act (S. 2296). Urge leaders of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee to reauthorize PAF along with…

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