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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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02 Feb Parental Notification of Abortion & Strike A Convo

By Estephany Salcedo.What is the Parental Notification of Abortion Law (PNA)?The Parental Notification of Abortion law requires medical providers to notify a parent or legal guardian of any minor, 17 or younger, seeking an abortion.Why is this a problem?Some of you may be wondering, why is this a problem? We often hear...

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Given Chosen Fams Mamas Day May 2013

03 Nov 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...

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27 Jun Redefining Masculinity for Papa’s Day

[gallery ids="17351,17350,17349,17348,17347,17346,17345,17344,17343,17342,17341,17340,17339,17338,17337,17335,17334,17333,17332,17331"]This month, ICAH hosted a youth-led evening of redefining fatherhood, masculinity and family.[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='20']In conjunction with Strong Families' movement building initiatives, ICAH gathered young men and masculine of center folks for conversation, food and action-planning in honor of Papa's Day. The members of the Planning Committee...

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

29 Oct 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.[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='20'][gallery size="medium" ids="17371,17372,17373,17374,17375,17376,17377,17378,17379,17380,17381"][vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='20']Learn about...

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05 Oct 10.23.12 LET’S TALK… About Sex Education in the Muslim Community

 [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='20']HEART Women & Girls will present at ICAH (226 S. Wabash Ave., Suite 900) on Tuesday afternoon, 10/23/12 from 12-1:30pm. Come join us for a rich discussion during a brown bag luncheon that afternoon. Please, bring a lunch and come with questions. We will discuss...

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19 Jun Bro-Choice: Men in the Reproductive Justice Movement

ICAH's Youth Development & Education Coordinator Vernon Johnson was invited to sit on the panel for Choice USA's Midwest Membership Conference.[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='20']The panel entitled, "Bro-Choice: Men in the Reproductive Justice Movement," was held on Friday, May 25, 2012.[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='20']The discussion...

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