Resources

ICAH staff, youth, and network members have prepared resources for you to use in support of the sexual health, rights, & identities of youth. Explore and download as needed.

Report Released on Sex Education in Illinois

The Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States released their annual report detailing the state of sexuality education programs in public schools across the country. While SIECUS notes an overall shift in the federal government’s treatment of sex education, the state of Illinois still has a long way......

Get Fast Facts from Advocates for Youth

Quick Facts About Reproductive and Sexual Health As Of January 10, 2012 – Download the PDF of this document! HIV US Estimated 48k new infections in 2009 – 1/3 among young people ages 13-29 MSM ages 13-29 made up 60% of new infections among AA MSM MSM made up 69%......

  • Let's Talk Month: Take Note Conversation Tips from Youth

Let’s Talk Month: Conversation Tips from Youth

October was Let’s Talk Month at ICAH. Check out all the great responses on Facebook, including photos from the Let’s Talk Youth-N-Families event where youth and their family members gathered to get the conversation started. Learn about how youth think adults can open the door to helpful conversations on Facebook.......

#SafeSpace: A World Without Bullying

Join the conversation on Facebook!ICAH’s Youth Leadership Council recently started a Safe Space Postcard Campaign to share belief statements about bullying. YLC Members created artwork on one side of the postcards, envisioning a world without bullying. On the other side, they wrote belief statements about what bullying means to them......

ICAH Youth Re-envision Valentines Day

As a gift that you can share with the people you care about, you can download these digital valentines for email and print, or you can share them using Facebook. To download, right click on any image and select “Save As.” To share using Facebook, you must have a Facebook......

YTHLive Conference Poster: Empowering Youth Voices

The Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health (ICAH) is educating, organizing and advocating for the sexual health, rights, and identity of young people adults on and offline.  Recent media campaigns rely heavily on platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Google Maps and YouTube to enhance the way youth can be empowered as......

Given & Chosen Families Research Report

In this innovative participatory action research report [Download PDF], the Youth Leadership Council at the Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health provides both qualitative and quantitative insight into empowering ideas about conversations with given & chosen families about sex & sexuality. Youth implemented this research process in order to act as......

National Sexuality Education Standards

What are the National Sexuality Education Standards?   On January 9, 2012, four leading health organizations released the first-ever national standards for sexuality education in schools. Published in the Journal of School Health, the ground-breaking National Sexuality Education Standards: Core Content and Skills, K-12 provide clear, consistent, and straightforward guidance......

  • Talk the Talk Card Game Scenarios Sexual Health Rights Identities Age 14+
  • Talk the Talk Card Game Scenarios Sexual Health Rights Identities Age 14+
  • Talk the Talk Card Game Scenarios Sexual Health Rights Identities Age 14+
  • Talk the Talk Card Game Scenarios Sexual Health Rights Identities Age 14+
  • Talk the Talk Card Game Scenarios Sexual Health Rights Identities Age 14+
  • Talk the Talk Card Game Scenarios Sexual Health Rights Identities Age 14+
  • Talk the Talk Card Game Scenarios Sexual Health Rights Identities Age 14+
  • Talk the Talk Card Game Scenarios Sexual Health Rights Identities Age 14+
  • Talk the Talk Card Game Scenarios Sexual Health Rights Identities Age 14+

Talk the Talk Card Game

Team ICAH has a new game called Talk the Talk! Talk the Talk is a card game similar to Apples to Apples, but with a twist… You get to improvise conversation starters about sex, sexuality and healthy relationships using characters that you create! Co-created by ICAH youth leaders, staff, and with input from given and......

  • Youth-Friendly Healthcare Flashcards
  • Youth-Friendly Healthcare Flashcards Sample
  • Youth-Friendly Healthcare Flashcards Sample
  • Youth-Friendly Healthcare Flashcards Sample
  • Youth-Friendly Healthcare Flashcards Sample
  • Youth-Friendly Healthcare Flashcards Sample
  • Youth-Friendly Healthcare Flashcards Sample

Youth-Friendly Healthcare Flashcards

Check out our youth-friendly healthcare flashcards now on sale for $15! ICAH’s youth-friendly healthcare flashcards contains scenarios which you might encounter as young people access healthcare services. Flashcards are perfect for developing conversation skills in topic areas chosen by youth. You can reference the advice on the back of each......