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08 Jun CDC Releases 2011 YRBS Data; Fewer Youth Receiving Information about HIV and AIDS

New York, NY – Today, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the 2011 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS).  The YRBS, which is released biennially, tracks a variety of health risk behaviors, including sexual behaviors that contribute to unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including HIV, among...

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18 May Take Pregnant and Parenting Youth Survey by May 31, 2012

ICAH fellow TeeNeka Jones, who is also an Illinois Early Childhood Fellow working at Health and Disability Advocates, is engaged with a Participatory Research project to survey young parents’ experiences in accessing public benefit programs. She has  worked as a Parent Educator within the Chicago Public School system, serving pregnant...

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18 May Op-Ed in Support of Accurate Sexual Health Education Bill (HB 3027): Nothing About Us, Without Us

ICAH Advocacy and Policy Intern Aramide Oladeinde recently wrote this opinion piece in support of HB 3027, the Accurate Sexual Health Education Bill.[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='20']This bill is essential for youth to receive age-appropriate, medically accurate, comprehensive sexual health education. Please read her piece in support of...

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