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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August 11, 2014

The Massachusetts teen birth rate for 2012 is the lowest ever recorded in the state, and 50% below the US teen birth rate, according to data released by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health today. The 2012 teen birth rate of 14.0 per 1,000 teen girls reflects a more than 50% decline since a peak of 35.9 in 1989.

July 30, 2014

Governor Patrick signed the FY15 state budget with no vetoes to teen pregnancy prevention or teen parent programs! Funding for these programs will be increased or maintained as compared to last fiscal year. Thank you for all of your advocacy this year- it really paid off!

 

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.

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