The Massachusetts Alliance on Teen Pregnancy advocates statewide and mobilizes communities to prevent teen pregnancy, to increase opportunities for youth and young parents, and to empower young people to make healthy decisions about relationships, sex, parenting, and life.

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July 3, 2014

Conference Committee released its FY15 Budget. We are thrilled to report that there were increases or maintained levels of se

June 10, 2014

It's time to advocate to the Conference Committee, which is made up of 3 members from the House and 3 from the Senate.

January 22, 2014

On Monday January 14, 2014 The National Bureau of Economic Research released a study concluding that the MTV programs 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom reduced the United States teen birth rate by 5.7 percent. The Massachusetts Alliance on Teen Pregnancy is reluctant to give credence and attention to this claim. The study did not have an experimental design, which is needed to prove a causal relationship and the data and methods used to determine these findings have not been sufficiently reviewed by the scientific community nor published in a peer-reviewed journal.

January 9, 2014

In 2010, with the assistance of our evaluator, the Institute for Community Health, the YEAH! Network, and many community partners, we conducted a community-wide needs and resources assessment of Springfield and Holyoke.

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