During the week of April 27th, 2015 the House of Representative will debate all amendments to the House Ways and Means budget. Up until when an amendment is debated Representatives can sign on as cosponsors if they have not already and they can advocate in meetings on different amendments called caucuses. So we need to continue to advocate for their support!
We believe in safe, healthy, and intersectional approaches in the work that we do with organizations, providers, legislators, communities, and young people. Learn more about the Alliance's initiatives.
The YEAH! Network annual conference focuses on a central theme that drives the work of the coalition throughout the year. The YEAH! Network 9th annual conference will focus on how we leverage the power of community to transform the sexual health of youth. The structure of the conference is designed to achieve the following goals.
New federal funding is available for teen pregnancy prevention!
The Alliance is one of only 9 organizations across the country awarded a $1.1 million grant to support its Youth First initiative in Springfield and Holyoke. The grant is an initiative funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to test the effectiveness of community-wide approaches to reducing teen pregnancy. The goal of Youth First is to reduce teen births by 10% over 5 years in Holyoke and Springfield.
Presentation on Youth First Year 2 Successes
February 28, 2013
Click here to download our presentation on successes from Year 2 (2011-2012) of the Youth First initiative in Holyoke and Springfield.
Putting Youth First
October 18, 2012
The Partners in Prevention project assists nonprofit organizations, family planning agencies, community coalitions, and schools to select, implement, and evaluate science-based approaches to teen pregnancy prevention. The Alliance also facilitates opportunities for collaboration among stakeholders to find community solutions to the challenge of teen pregnancy.