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Joy Messinger at ICAH Institute 2014

02 Mar Reparative Therapy in Illinois

by Joy Messinger  [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='20'] Recent events have prompted increased attention on the subject of conversion therapy, including last fall's testimony at the United Nations Committee on Torture in Geneva by members of the National Center for Lesbian Rights #BornPerfect Advisory Board and the tragic death of transgender...

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ICAH Town Hall Jan 2015 Title IX

24 Feb What’s New in ICAH’s Networks [Spring 2015]

School Network Hosts Second Title IX Town Hall On January 16th, ICAH hosted an informational session for school personnel and community advocates at the YWCA in Glendale Heights about supporting the academic success of pregnant and parenting youth under Title IX.  The informational session included an overview of Title IX as it...

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Yamani on MSNBC

07 Jan ICAH on MSNBC Shift: Yamani Hernandez Appears on Krystal Clear

Krystal Clear with Krystal Ball invited Yamani Hernandez, ICAH Executive Director, and Deb Hauser from Advocates for Youth to tell their abortion stories and explain why storytelling is so important on MSNBC Shift. View streaming interview segment here.[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='20'][caption id="attachment_17056" align="alignleft" width="300"] Click on image to view...

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Rosa Yadira Ortiz Development Director ICAH

06 Oct Welcome New Development Director, Rosa Yadira Ortiz!

As an educator, activist, and grassroots fundraiser, Rosa is committed to multi-issue organizing that is affirming of multiple identities and grounded in the belief that we can fuel our own movements. Rosa has nearly ten years of experience in the nonprofit sector in the areas of student affairs, community engagement...

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Youth-Friendly Healthcare Town Hall Spring 2014-6

03 Sep One Year of Network Organizing

At ICAH, our core strategies are education, advocacy, and organizing. We often send out information about our robust training offerings. This month I wanted to share with you the important work that's happening in the organizing department.Organizing is about collectively building our power to change systems of oppression and injustice. For...

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appeal-fyi

04 Jun Announcement: ICAH & FYI are in a relationship!

We are excited to announce an expansion of our education and action strategies through a merge with For Youth Inquiry (FYI) a theater collective providing sexuality education to youth and creative professional development to teachers. With your help we can use all of these tools with more youth in more places throughout...

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05 May Petition: Young Parents Dignity Agenda

Young parents need the same basic resources and opportunities as all parents: fair employment, educational opportunities, healthcare, housing, and childcare. During the Young Parents Week of Action, ask your representative to support the Young Parents’ Dignity Agenda. #YoungParentsDignityAs a state organization who works with and for pregnant and parenting youth,...

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ICAH Board Chair Karen Scott

14 Apr Welcome New Board Chair, Dr. Karen Scott

ICAH is proud to welcome Dr. Karen A. Scott, MD, FACOG, Founder and Medical Director for the Young Women’s Health Initiative, is a board certified Obstetrician Gynecologist currently in community based practice at Mercy Family Health Center. Born in Nashville, Tennessee and raised with her older sisters in a single parent...

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