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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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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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  • Mamas Day Cards by ICAH youth leaders 2015
  • Mamas Day Cards by ICAH youth leaders 2015
  • Mamas Day Cards by ICAH youth leaders 2015
  • Mamas Day Cards by ICAH youth leaders 2015
  • Mamas Day Cards by ICAH youth leaders 2015

22 Apr Now Available: Mama’s Day Cards Designed by ICAH Youth Leaders

[gallery size="large" link="file" ids="18156,18157,18158,18159,18160"]Each year, ICAH joins Strong Families in celebrating Mama's Day, an alternative holiday to Mother's Day that focuses on nontraditional families and mamas. We bring these voices to the center on Mama's Day and invite you to join in to celebrate motherhood and justice for all families! This year...

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Chicago Home theater festival - performance coming up at i grow home

22 Apr FYI Performances Coming Up in May!

ICAH's FYI Performance Cadre will feature two new works as a part of the Chicago Home Theater Festival this May.  [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='20'] FORECAST is an original 20 minute performance piece that explores the intersections between racial and reproductive justice. The piece begins with a young woman discovering she is pregnant. Slipping into sleep that...

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ICAH Advocacy Day 2015 photographer Aurelio Rodriguez

09 Apr Job Opening: Chicagoland Organizing Manager (Deadline: April 24th)

Interested candidates should send a cover letter stating interest & qualifications and resume to Paula Martin at paula@icah.org by April 24th. Please include "Chicagoland Organizing Manager" in the subject line. No phone calls please.DOWNLOAD JOB DESCRIPTIONPosition: Chicagoland Organizing ManagerPosition Type: Permanent, Full TimeAreas of focus: OrganizingLocation: Chicago, IllinoisReports to: Executive...

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Title IX Town Hall School Network April 15 2015

23 Mar Let’s Talk Town Hall on April 15th, 2015: Support the Academic Rights of Pregnant and Parenting Youth

RSVP Online - Space is LimitedWhen: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 from 8:30am to 11:30amWhat: ICAH's School Network is hosting a town hall in the Southern Suburbs following the national release of the US Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights recommendations to support the academic success of pregnant and parenting students under Title IX.Where: Thornton High School Vocational/Technical Building...

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