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14 May Tweet these Tips for Pregnant & Parenting Youth

ICAH celebrates and supports pregnant and parenting youth (PPY) year round, but this month we're also tweeting tips. You can share these tips by copying and pasting directly to your Twitter status or sharing the links on your Facebook wall![vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='20']Your baby's first 1000 days...

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01 Mar June 2013 eNews: Research Release on Given & Chosen Families

Our Theory of Change in Action As we close out the fiscal year and look forward to new challenges and opportunities, we’d like to pause, celebrate and share our accomplishments and THANK all of the people who make this work happen. [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='20'] We have served over 2,000...

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20 Dec Have you considered joining one of ICAH’s Regional Networks?

[gallery ids="16368,16369,16370"] The Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health is a network of empowered youth and allied adults who transform public consciousness and increase the capacity of healthcare, family, and school systems to support the sexual health, identities, and rights of youth.  We are focusing our attention on these critical systems on...

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30 Jul ICAH’s Sisters Empowering Sisters Lead HIV Interventions Program for African American Young Women

During the month of July, SES is partnering with Mercy Hospital to implement "Sistering, Informing, Healing, Leading, and Empowering" (SiHLE), an evidence-based HIV prevention intervention designed specifically for African American adolescent girls.[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='20']The project is a part of a larger collaboration with Mercy's Young Women's...

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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 Op-Ed in Support of Accurate Sexual Health Education Bill (HB 3027): Nothing About Us, Without Us

ICAH Advocacy and Policy Intern Aramide Oladeinde recently wrote this opinion piece in support of HB 3027, the Accurate Sexual Health Education Bill.[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='20']This bill is essential for youth to receive age-appropriate, medically accurate, comprehensive sexual health education. Please read her piece in support of...

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