Sexuality Education Tag

04 Jun Announcement: ICAH & FYI are in a relationship!

We are excited to announce an expansion of our education and action strategies through a merge with For Youth Inquiry (FYI) a theater collective providing sexuality education to youth and creative professional development to teachers. With your help we can use all of these tools with more youth in more places throughout...

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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 jenni@icah.org for more details.[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up=''...

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04 Mar New Poll Shows African American Attitudes on Sex Ed, Abortion, and Contraception

In February 2013, Belden Russonello Strategists realeased findings from a study among a random sample of 1,006 African-American adults revealing that attitudes on sex education, abortion, and contraception are broadly shared by African Americans across age, gender, education, income, religious, and ideological lines. Download the full report here.[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color=''...

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26 Nov Support the Comprehensive Sex-Ed Bill – HB 2675

Illinois HB 2675 (formerly HB 3027) is the Comprehensive Sexual Health Education Bill. It applies to grades 6-12 and it is not a mandate that sex ed be taught in all schools, but that if it is taught, that curriculum should be comprehensive, medically accurate, and age appropriate.[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness=''...

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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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