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Read the letter from FYSB leadership

Exciting news for APP Grantees! The new appropriations bill passed by Congress included a two-year extension for FYSB’s Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program. The increases and grant program extensions in this bill enable FYSB to complete its mission-critical work of supporting the organizations and communities that work every day to put an end to youth homelessness, adolescent pregnancy, and domestic violence. Get the key highlights in this blog post.

Page last updated: June 25, 2018
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Helping tribal youth regain pride in their heritage through culturally appropriate adolescent pregnancy prevention programs fosters healthy relationships and other healthy life skills.

Tribal families suffer from the generational effects of historical trauma. Find out how a program in Alabama is strengthening parent-child communication and relationships to prevent pregnancy among tribal youth.

Page last updated: January 13, 2017
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New resources help you incorporate adulthood preparation in your Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention program

Adolescent pregnancy prevention efforts are evolving. Keep your program current by accessing FYSB’s newest suite of APS tip sheets, and see what adulthood preparation subjects can do for your APP program. 

Page last updated: December 16, 2016
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How teens are communicating online, and how it can help your program

From texting to Snapchat to Instagram, teens have no shortage of ways to communicate with one another. But how do this online activity affect their offline relationships? Read this blog post to discover how teens are dating in the digital age and how to keep their relationships healthy.

Page last updated: August 15, 2017
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How to meet teens where they are: online

Youth transitioning out of foster care often do not have strong support systems in place. Build trust with young people, and spread the word about your programs through social media tools.

Page last updated: January 25, 2017
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Supporting and engaging sexual minority youth

New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveal that lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) youth experience significant health disparities. Find out how your program can support and engage these vulnerable youth.

Page last updated: December 12, 2016
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The top takeaways from the 2016 Teen Pregnancy Prevention Conference

Lessons learned, “the man himself,” and more: a recap of the 2016 Teen Pregnancy Prevention Conference.

Page last updated: November 14, 2017
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Helping teens envision a positive pathway forward

Vulnerable youth need positive role models. Find out how a program in Denver, Colorado, is using peer mentoring to prevent teen pregnancy among vulnerable youth.

Page last updated: September 29, 2016