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Youth transitioning out of foster care often do not have strong support systems in place. Build trust with young people, and spread the word about your programs through social media tools.

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New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveal that lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) youth experience significant health disparities. Find out how your program can support and engage these vulnerable youth.

Upcoming Events

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Spearheaded by the National Runaway Safeline (NRS) and the National Network for Youth, this observance brings attention to the runaway and homeless youth crisis and shares solutions to address it.

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Many people become infected with HIV as a teen or young adult. HIV causes a serious infection that, without treatment, leads to AIDS and early death. All youth should know how HIV is transmitted and prevented, understand what puts them at risk for HIV, and be tested if they are at risk.

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Want to help prevent violence among vulnerable youth?
Promote healthy relationships as part of your pregnancy prevention program.

Learn How


Vulnerable Youth Remain at Greatest Risk for Teen Pregnancy

Youth in foster care are 2x more likely to become pregnant by age 19 than other youth.
Hispanic and black teen girls are about 2-3 time more likely to give birth than white teen girls
Lesbian and bisexual teens have 2x the risk of unintended pregnancy than their heterosexual peers.
430,000 youth in 2014 were served by Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program grantees

You can help  Prep Teens for the Future

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