The Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, an education and advocacy organization committed to reducing the rate of unintended teen pregnancy throughout Texas, has named Jessica “J.R.” Chester to their Executive Board of Directors.
Jessica “J.R.” Chester is a certified Community Health Worker (CHW), a birth doula, and a lactation counselor, with a decade of experience in community outreach and education. She is a former teen parent who has made it her life’s mission to help individuals and families achieve optimal pre-conception, pregnancy, birth, and parenting experiences through informed decision making, reproductive life planning, and equitable access to care. J.R. owns Begin With A’kis, LLC, a professional birthing services business, and she serves as the Data Analyst and Coordinator of the Dallas County Child Death Review Team (CDRT) for the Parkland Women and Infants’ Specialty Health (WISH) Forensic Examiner Team. J.R. is the mother of five amazing people: Skylar, Ivory, Kameron, Ava, and Jessika “Ana.”
About The Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
Founded in 2009, the Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy (www.txcampaign.org) is a statewide nonpartisan organization working to reduce teen pregnancy through research, advocacy, collaboration, and training.