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2021 Annual Report

2021 Annual Report

Collaboration in times of crisisFrom Our President & CEO Janet Max, MPH, CHESOur 2021 annual report remembers and celebrates our accomplishments, not the least of which is how we’ve been able to collaborate and work together despite the challenges of navigating...

Many Ways of Being

Many Ways of Being

Many Ways of Being is an inclusive, youth-centered curriculum focused on gender equity, healthy relationships, and safer sex practices.Where We Started Equimundo: Center for Masculinities and Social Justice (formerly known as Promundo-US), in partnership with Child...

Real Talk Evaluation

Real Talk Evaluation

Real Talk modernizes sex education by capitalizing on youths’ desire to engage in peer sharing. Where We Started Real Talk modernizes sex education by capitalizing on youths’ desire to engage in peer sharing. Real Talk was developed through the 2015-2021 Innovation...

2020 Annual Report

2020 Annual Report

Connecting Together From AfarFrom Our President & CEO Janet Max, MPH, CHESOur 2020 annual report remembers and celebrates our accomplishments, not the least of which is how we’ve been able to adapt our services and resources to meet the needs of our members during...

COVID Love* Stories

COVID Love* Stories

hilarious, devastating, awkward, frustrating, and fun moments of love and intimacy during a global pandemicWhat It Is COVID Love* Stories is our nationwide campaign that gathers and shares young people’s stories of love and intimacy during the global pandemic. We...

Activate Collective

Activate Collective

If your work touches the lives of young people, these resources are for you. Where We Started Child Trends, in partnership with Chapin Hall and Healthy Teen Network, develop and disseminate research-based practice resources for professionals who work with youth....

True You Maryland Brand Book

True You Maryland Brand Book

True You Maryland Brand BookOctober 2021True You Maryland is an affirming, positive brand about finding, expressing, and celebrating your true self in the rural Maryland landscape. True You Maryland is a brand built by youth in rural Maryland for youth in rural...

True You Maryland

True You Maryland

Bringing together partners in six rural Maryland counties to advance the sexual health and well-being of youth here at home.Where We Started Young people in rural counties experience a range of health disparities. That’s because rural communities often face challenges...

Implementation Evaluation of Pulse

Implementation Evaluation of Pulse

Implementation Evaluation of Pulse: Findings from a Rigorous Evaluation of New or Innovative Approaches to Prevent Teen PregnancyJuly 2021This implementation report provides details on the recruitment procedures and implementation findings of an evaluation of Pulse, a...

Pulse

Pulse

Pulse puts the power of sexual health information, in English and Spanish, in the hands of millions of young women.What It Is Pulse, a web-based mobile health (mHealth) app, uses interactive, multimedia features to enhance engagement and support diverse learning...

Pulse, an App in Action

Pulse, an App in Action

Pulse, an App in Action: Preliminary Usage Results from a Randomized Control Trial2019Pulse is currently being tested via a two-armed randomized controlled trial with 1,500 young women. In 2019, we joined our project partners, Child Trends, at the #HealthyTeen19...

HPV: Answering the FAQs You Hear from Young People

HPV: Answering the FAQs You Hear from Young People

TIP SHEETHPV Answering the FAQs You Hear from Young PeopleHuman Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common STI in the United States but perhaps one of the most misunderstood. To prepare you to talk with young people about HPV, we’ve got the answers to their most...

Everyone Wins!

Everyone Wins!

Everyone Wins!: Co-Parenting Can Work for All2020As a partner on Map 2 Success, a project of the Baltimore City Health Department and Maryland Department of Health, Healthy Teen Network developed this poster, as a complement to Protect Your Rights and You're Excused!...

You’re Excused!

You’re Excused!

You're Excused!2020In the United States, students who are pregnant or parenting have rights, protected under Title IX and Maryland law. As a partner on Map 2 Success, a project of the Baltimore City Health Department and Maryland Department of Health, Healthy Teen...

Zola Healthbot

Zola Healthbot

Zola HealthbotZola, available as a Facebook Chatbot, answers burning questions about HPV and HPV vaccination to help parents and young adults in their decision to get their children or themselves vaccinated. Zola provides concise, friendly, and empathetic bits of...

About the Young Parents Logic Model

About the Young Parents Logic Model

Your tool to design and improve holistic programs and services to meet the unique needs of young parents.Where We Started Many programs have attempted to improve outcomes for young people who are pregnant or parenting, but only a handful of programs have the...

Young Parents Logic Model Tool

Young Parents Logic Model Tool

Young Parents Logic Model2020The Young Parents Logic Model is a tool designed to help professionals and organizations think about how to design and improve their programs and services for young people who are pregnant or parenting. The tool encourages a holistic...

U Choose

U Choose

We help you talk about the hard stuff.Where We Started Getting school and community partners to work together is so important for improving sexual health education and services. In any given community, there are often many programs and services working with young...

Volt20

Volt20

20 questions to a healthy future.Where We Started Adolescence and young adulthood is a time when individuals begin to think about what they want for their futures—completing school, the type of work or career that best suits them, perhaps forming a long-term...

Map 2 Success

Map 2 Success

Improving the support network for Baltimore City young people, ages 12-24, who are pregnant and parenting.Where We Started Baltimore City’s teen birth rate (32.6 births per 1,000 females aged 15–19) is more than double Maryland’s 15.9 teen birth rate and represents...

Wingman

Wingman

We help you talk about the hard stuff.Where We Started The truth is, there just aren’t many sexual health programs designed to meet the unique needs of young adult men. We went into this challenge with open minds and allowed the Design Thinking process to truly guide...

Youth 360

Youth 360

How and where youth live, learn, and play matters.Where We Started In 2013, our strategic plan laid out a road map for the future of adolescent sexual and reproductive health. We took our time assessing our funders, key stakeholders, members, and colleagues in the...

Zola Healthbot Project

Zola Healthbot Project

Breaking down science with humor and honest answers, from videos to infographics to a chatbot.Where We Started We had the challenge of developing an educational yet entertaining campaign to increase HPV vaccination. We focused on prime audiences who could benefit from...

Protect Your Rights

Protect Your Rights

Protect Your Rights: For Youth Who Are Pregnant and Parenting2020In the United States, students who are pregnant or parenting have rights, protected under Title IX. As a partner on Map 2 Success, a project of the Baltimore City Health Department and Maryland...

HPV: By the Numbers (for parents)

HPV: By the Numbers (for parents)

HPV: By the Numbers (for parents)2019HPV...maybe you’ve heard about the kinds of cancers it causes, the 30,000+ people it affects every year, or that it’s sexually transmitted (through all types of sex), but you still aren’t sure about vaccinating your child, and you...

HPV: The Sooner, the Better for Peace of Mind

HPV: The Sooner, the Better for Peace of Mind

HPV: The Sooner, the Better for Peace of Mind2018HPV...maybe you’ve heard about the kinds of cancers it causes, the 30,000+ people it affects every year, or that it’s sexually transmitted (through all types of sex), but you still aren’t sure about vaccinating your...

HPV: By the Numbers

HPV: By the Numbers

HPV: By the Numbers2019So, HPV (Human Papillomavirus)…It’s sexually transmitted, through all types of sex, it increases your risk of a whole bunch of HPV-related cancers, and it makes it more likely that you’ll contract genital warts…and overall, it’s just another...

Internet Advertising to Recruit Youth

Internet Advertising to Recruit Youth

Internet Advertising to Recruit YouthPresentations, Trainings, & Support Available Online & In-Person What’s all the hype about internet advertising? Not sure where to start, but you want to start now? Tried it before but with mixed results? Need some tips to...

Selling Sexual Health

Selling Sexual Health

Selling Sexual Health: Comparing Two Pilot Recruitment Internet Ad Campaigns for Latinx Individuals2019Social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter offer the opportunity to reach large numbers of youth. However, program managers' success in...

Just Down the Street: Minor Sex Trafficking

Just Down the Street: Minor Sex Trafficking

Hidden in Plain Sight: Labor Trafficking in Maryland2017What is sex trafficking? What are some signs sex trafficking is happening? What should you do if you see sex trafficking? Through Healthy Teen Network’s partnership with the University of Maryland School of...

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