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Youth in foster care are among the most vulnerable to adolescent pregnancy. Find out how FYSB’s APP Program grantees are serving this important vulnerable group of youth, including strategies you can use to reach youth in and aging out of foster care.

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New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) highlight dramatic declines in the teen birth rate over the past 10 years. Yet despite these large reductions, disparities persist. 

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Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Bullying Prevention Month,  a time when communities and partners come together to help prevent bullying and prepare teens for the future. Encourage young adults to talk to someone they trust.

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1 is 2 many. Help youth develop healthy relationships and identify signs of violence. Connect with violence prevention programs in your area and explore how you can work together to support youth who are impacted by domestic violence.

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Vulnerable Youth Remain at Greatest Risk for Teen Pregnancy

Youth in foster care are 2x more likely to become pregnant by age 19 than other youth.
Hispanic and black teen girls are about 2-3 time more likely to give birth than white teen girls
Lesbian and bisexual teens have 2x the risk of unintended pregnancy than their heterosexual peers.
430,000 youth in 2014 were served by Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program grantees

You can help  Prep Teens for the Future

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