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11 Apr Thank You for Choosing Real Sex Ed, CPS!

Youth Leaders from the Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health have written a thank you letter to Chicago Public Schools thanking them for the recent policy change around K-12 Comprehensive Sexual Health Education in Schools. Please publish and share this letter. Contact for more details.[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up=''...

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05 Feb #SafeSpace: A World Without Bullying

Join the conversation on Facebook![vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='20']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...

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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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08 May Illinois Coalition for School Health Centers and ICAH Presented: Prevention Strategies from Childhood to Adulthood

On May 8-9, 2012, ICAH co-hosted this year’s Illinois Coalition for School Health Centers Conference Sexual Health: Prevention Strategies from Childhood to Adulthood. The conference took place in Peoria, Illinois last week on May 8 - May 9, 2012 with more than 100 attendees.[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='20']Nora...

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