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.
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 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.
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.