What we do

Strengthen

Increasing the capacity of community members to address the complex issue of teen pregnancy and building momentum for systemic statewide change

Connect

Customizing evidence-based approaches to teen pregnancy prevention with local Texas stakeholders that address their unique communities

Provide

Communicating accurate, research-based information about what is working and leveraging the statewide network to advocate for constructive change

Engage

Raising awareness about effective prevention programs and policies while providing ideas for talking to youth about sexual development

Texas Youth Friendly Initiative

The Texas Youth Friendly Initiative will create a Texas standard for quality health-care services for adolescents by working with policymakers and health service planners to create new and improve upon existing processes so that youth find it easier to obtain the services they need to promote, protect and improve their health and well-being.

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Educational Outcomes

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Connecting the Dots

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Health and Wellbeing Outcomes

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Public Costs

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Your support funds critical policy work, training in best practices, and changes the paradigm for Texas families.

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Join the conversation

Everyone has a story to tell - share yours about how teen pregnancy has impacted your life.

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Policymakers

We provide the resources and data that policymakers need while advocating for effective policies.

Resources for Policy Makers

Coalitions/Partners

We know that we accomplish more when we work together on this issue.

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Providers

We strive to facilitating collaborations while providing high caliber support and data.

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Parents/Teens

We believe parents and teens should have access to the information they need to make informed decisions.

Resources for parents and teens