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How investing in youth and schools pays off for the community

Sex is just one part of life. Find out how a program in Washington, DC, is using integrated health education to prevent teen pregnancy among vulnerable youth.​

Page last updated: December 12, 2016
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Working together for adolescent pregnancy prevention among youth in foster care

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.

Page last updated: September 21, 2016
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Help reduce teen pregnancy rates among vulnerable youth

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. 

Page last updated: December 12, 2016
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Why youth development matters

Youth in foster care are nearly twice as likely to have sex as their peers. Find out how a program in Indianapolis is going beyond sex education to prevent teen pregnancy among vulnerable youth.

Page last updated: August 2, 2016
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New video highlights OhioHealth’s Teen Options to Prevent Pregnancy (TOPP) Program

OhioHealth Research and Innovation Institute (OHRI) implements the Teen Options to Prevent Pregnancy (TOPP) Program to reduce repeat teen pregnancies. Recently, we spoke with TOPP staff and participants to find out why this program works.

Page last updated: December 12, 2016
Four participants of the FYSB design thinking training sit around a table brainstorming a solution to their APP program challenge.
Design thinking can help you meet stakeholders' needs.

Consider adding design thinking to your tool belt. Design thinking is a systematic approach to breaking out of our comfort zones and designing creative solutions to the challenges we face.

Page last updated: July 28, 2016