CHAMPSS Toolbox > Support > Advocacy Resources
Visit the following resources for tips and strategies in advocating
for adolescent sexual health and getting others on board.
SHAC-in-Action: Partnering for Healthy Kids
This website provides downloadable resources for SHACs, webinars, and list of Texas SHAC representatives who have volunteered to provide insight into their SHAC-related experiences.
Healthy Teen Network—Public Policy & Advocacy Resources
This resource provides a wide range of tools and links regarding the latest information on policy and advocacy issues from national to local levels to have a positive impact on preventing pregnancy and providing information and insight on supporting pregnant and parenting teens.
Advocates for Youth – Lessons from the Field
This document provides you with strategies and advice on advocating effectively and overcoming potential controversy from both parents and the community when advocating for sex education.
Power to Decide
The Power to Decide website provides facts and tips for the United States as well as individual data for each state, on topics including: teen pregnancy, unplanned pregnancy, and the cost of teen childbearing. You can search by state or topic by selecting “Data” in the navigation menu.
The Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
The Texas Campaign website provides information on current local, state and federal policy initiatives regarding sexual health, contraceptive access, and education standards, as well as information on how to get involved with advocacy.
Sexual Health Youth Advocacy Coalition
The Sexual Health Youth Advocacy Coalition is a group of experts and organizers dedicated to protecting the rights of youth in out-of-home-care to receive comprehensive sexual education. This website provides resources regarding policy reform, juvenile justice, and adolescent sexual health, among others.