Author: Icah

07 Dec Birth Justice Toolkit

[vc_separator type="transparent"][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="18816" img_size="full" alignment="center" style="vc_box_shadow_border" onclick="custom_link" img_link_target="_blank" qode_css_animation="" link="https://issuu.com/icah/docs/birth_justice_toolkit__issu_"][vc_separator type="transparent"][vc_column_text] Click the above image to read this toolkit!Take a Peek at our New Birth Justice Toolkit! The Birth Justice Toolkit is a comprehensive guide with easily accessible information and resources about pregnancy, labor, and postpartum, specifically designed for young people,...

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ICAH Sex Education Curriculum DRAFT book cover

13 Jul Press Release: Illinois Youth Leaders to Publish Sex Ed Curriculum

A new comprehensive sexuality education curriculum is being published by a group of youth leaders in partnership with adult educators at the Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health (ICAH). These young people, ages 16-22, are trained as peer educators who facilitate shame-free, medically accurate sex ed at Chicago Public Schools and...

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01 Jul Youth-Friendly Health Care in Suburban Illinois: Findings & Recommendations (2015)

In Spring 2015, ICAH's Healthcare Network along with intern, Kassy Podvin, held 8 weeks of focus groups with health care providers and youth, including young parents, in a two-county suburban area in Illinois. Locations have been redacted  to preserve the anonymity of participants.Download Report PDF FINDINGS  We were able to hold two provider...

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04 Jun #BraveSpace Tweet Chat on Tuesday, 6/9 will explore intersections between our movements

As a prequel to our upcoming network gathering at the Allied Media Conference 2015, we're cohosting a Tweet Chat with Joy Messinger & California Latinas for Reproductive Justice on Tuesday, June 9th at 1:30pm CT / 2:30pm ET / 11:30am PT for 90 minutes.The #BraveSpace Tweet Chat will open up...

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YLC Research Release July 2013-40

26 May Press Release: ICAH Receives Grant to Implement and Disseminate Youth-led Community-Based Participatory Research

May 26, 2015FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact Nikki Zaleskinikki@icah.org[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='10'] ICAH Receives Grant to Implement and Disseminate Youth-led Community-Based Participatory Research. [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='10']Chicago, IL-  The Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health (ICAH) is pleased to announce the receipt of a seed grant from the Alliance for...

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YLC application

25 May Now Accepting Youth Leadership Council Applications

ICAH is taking applications for new Youth Leadership Council (YLC) members now through August 31st. We are recruiting Chicago-area youth of all identities ages 16-22, with a particular focus on gender expansive, male and high-school age youth.[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='5']Download Announcement Flier  Download and Share Application[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center'...

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Young Parents Coast to Coast Campaign

07 May Young Parents Coast-to-Coast Share Wisdom instead of Shame

[vc_video link='https://youtu.be/xVIFsEotyKU']You’d think any self-respecting teen pregnancy prevention campaign would provide lots of information about how to use contraception and how to have healthy conversations with sexual partners - the best ways to avoid unplanned pregnancy. That hasn’t been happening. [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='5'] Instead, these are the norm:[gallery...

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