PRESS RELEASE: Healthy Teen Network Launches Center for Evidence & Innovation

Date: August 9th, 2017

Training & Resources Will Fill Vacuum Left by Trump Administration’s Termination of Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs For Immediate Release  (PDF Version) August 9, 2017 Contact: Gina Desiderio, Director of Communications (443.216.1360) Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services pulled over $210 million in funding for teen pregnancy prevention efforts. Over 80 institutions—including…

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We need to take action and make some noise today! 📢

Date: July 12th, 2017

The public is overwhelmingly in favor of programs that support young people… 85% of adults—including 89% of Democrats and 75% of Republicans—favor maintaining federal funding for the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program. 75% of adults are in support of continuing the Title X Program. Support for these programs is wide, deep, and bipartisan. Yet, funding for…

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Celebrating Young Parents: How New Mexico and California Established a Day of Recognition (Free Webinar)

Date: June 19th, 2017

July 13, 2017 | 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET Register today! Join Denicia Cadena of Young Women United, Ena Suseth Valladares along with Young Parent Leadership Council (YPLC) members from California Latinas for Reproductive Justice (CLRJ), as well as Marylouise Kuti of #NoTeenShame to learn more about the efforts in New Mexico and California to…

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Updated 2017 Public Policy Positions Now Available!

Date: June 7th, 2017

We’ve recently updated our public policy recommendations. Check out our summary of public policy recommendations and our recommendation to fully fund teen pregnancy prevention. Healthy Teen Network takes positions on public policies and public policy proposals of importance to adolescents, young adults, their families, and their communities. These resources are updated to include topics of health promotion,…

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June is LGBTQ Pride Month


LGBT Pride Month is celebrated annually in June to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots and in recognition of the pursuit of equal justice and equal opportunity for LGBTQ Americans. Encouraging greater acceptance and support for all youth, including those who are or are perceived to be LGBTQ, will make communities, schools, and other settings safer, better…

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Attention Trainers: Register now for our Making a Difference! TOT, July 26-28

Date: June 2nd, 2017

Making a Difference! Training-of-Trainers (TOT) July 26-28, 2017 St. Louis, MO   Intended Audience: Trainers Deadline to Register: July 3rd, 2017 Cost: $1,550 per participant   Location The training will be held at Drury Plaza Hotel St. Louis at the Arch, 2 South 4th Street, St. Louis, MO 63102. Hotel reservations may be made by…

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Save the Date: Youth 360° In Action: A Google Hangout (5/18 @ 1PM ET)

Date: May 10th, 2017

What: Livestream Discussion on Integrating the Social Determinants of Health When: Thursday, May 18th, 2017 @ 1:00PM ET Where: Our YouTube Channel What determines how long we live…If we thrive…How healthy we are? Is it…What we do…Who we are…Where we live…Our families? How and where we live, learn, and play matters. We cannot expect to…

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Help LGBTQ+ Youth Be Heard!

Date: May 8th, 2017

Youth Participants Needed for National Survey of LGBTQ Youth & School GLSEN is conducting the 2017 National School Climate Survey, its tenth national survey of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth about their experiences in school. The National School Climate Survey is a crucial tool documenting the problem of anti-LGBTQ bias and harassment in…

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Federal FY 2017 Appropriations Reaching the Finish Line

Date: May 3rd, 2017

Even though the federal government has entered month SEVEN of its current fiscal year (FY 2017), the U.S. Congress is finally on the verge of passing and sending to the President FY 2017 appropriations legislation. The significant delay in Congressional action on spending for FY 2017 is an indication of continued systemic dysfunction of the…

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Take Action by March 9: Federal Sexual Health Education Funding

Date: March 8th, 2017

Healthy Teen Network is an active member of the Sexuality Education Coalition and contributes to the coalition’s public policy advocacy activities. Healthy Teen Network has added our name to a coalition letter to leaders of Congressional appropriations committees recommending funding levels for the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program within the Office of Adolescent Health and the…

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