22 Aug Celebrating 39 Years of Youth-Adult Partnerships

ICAH’s Board of Directors hosted ICAH’s 39th Birthday Party on Saturday, August 6, to celebrate 39 years of youth-adult partnerships. Pork & Mindy’s kindly provided us with a fabulous venue to celebrate our ICAH family! The event was well attended by ICAH youth, adult allies, staff, and board members, and...

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Tess 1

01 Aug Stories from ICAH’s Youth Sexuality Education Residencies

By Tess Levin, Education Intern.This year has been an amazing one for ICAH’s sexuality education program. Our peer led programs and our FYI performance-based workshops have reached over 3,300 young people! Our sex-ed programs, crafted by both adult facilitators and peer educators, promote ICAH’s theory of change, promoting #NoShame, #SafeSpace, #YouthVoice,...

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Michelle Vu

15 Jul Time to Talk the Talk

By Michelle Vu.Growing up, everything I learned about sex, sexuality, and my body was in small bits of information that adults wanted me to know. “Use protection.” “Don’t have sex.” No one answered the very real and important questions I had, and I was constantly told that I would understand...

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ICAH Young Parent Summit

15 Jun 2016 Young Parents Summit

By Nataly Barrera, Chicagoland Organizing Manager.On Thursday, May 26th, ICAH, in collaboration with Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School, hosted a summit for young parents. Over 30 pregnant and parenting young people and 25 adults that work with young people were in attendance.The youth summit was an opportunity...

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ICAH board and staff

14 Mar A Lifetime Passion for Social Justice Reform

By Barbara Kaplan, Secretary, Board of Directors.I was exposed to ICAH during my time as a volunteer with For Youth Inquiry (FYI), a performance-based group that offers participatory plays that open the door to safe and engaging conversations about sexual health and sexual violence prevention with youth audiences. My interest...

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