Teen pregnancy and teen childbearing affect several critical social issues, including poverty and income disparity, overall child well-being, child welfare, out-of-wedlock births, healthy relationships and marriage, responsible fatherhood, health issues, education, substance use and other risky behaviors, and violence.
The Alabama Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy recognizes the complexities of these social and economic issues and believes teen pregnancy prevention requires the thoughtful attention and deliberate action of parents, youth, community leaders, faith leaders, educators, policy-makers, health professionals, and others who have a desire to ensure Alabama’s youth live healthy, fulfilling lives.
May is National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month!
National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month is recognition of how far we have come in this work, and much further we have to go. We take this time to honor the dedication of youth-serving professionals throughout our state and country who prepare young...Read More...
Do you know an exceptional young person? The National Campaign is looking to recruit members for its Youth Leadership Team. If you know a young person who is between 14 and 17 years old (as of August 1, 2015) and interested in preventing teen pregnan...Read More...
On April 14, the Senate passed a bill (which had previously been passed by the House) to extend programs that help prevent teen and unplanned pregnancy. Included in these programs are Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP); Maternal, Infant...Read More...
Early bird and regular registration have ended, but late registration is still open for our 12th Annual Teen Pregnancy Prevention Conference being held May 19-20, 2015, at Auburn University Montgomery. The agenda for our day and a half conference is...Read More...
Registration is now open for the 3rd Annual Youth Advocacy Day, taking place April 7, 2015. This FREE event will begin at 10:00am at Alabama Public Television in Montgomery, AL, and will end around 3:00pm. In addition, a bus will take students from B...Read More...View All News