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.
No Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program Cuts!
As Congress works on the FY 2016 budget, they are making plans to eliminate funding for Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs (TPPP). TPPP is crucial to the continued decline of teen pregnancy across the U.S. even though we have come a long way in redu...Read More...
The Central Alabama Community Foundation (CACF) has a new grant cycle coming up beginning January 2016. They have varied interests this coming year, one of which is programming that supports teen mothers and their children through social services. Se...Read More...
On November 10, the Alabama Campaign joined women and men, community-based organizations and faith-based organizations, schools and countless others across the country in saying, Thanks, Birth Control! As you may have seen on our Facebook and Twitter...Read More...
As we have done the last two years, ACPTP will participate in Giving Tuesday, a national day of giving to nonprofit organizations on Tuesday, December 1, 2015. The Alabama Campaign works across Alabama to bring training and resources on evidence-base...Read More...
On November 10, the Alabama Campaign will be joining the National Campaign in saying, Thanks, Birth Control! Why? The ability to plan, prevent, and space pregnancies is directly linked to benefits to women, men, children, and society, including more...Read More...View All News