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On July 12, 2022, the Justice Department established the Reproductive Rights Task Force to protect access to reproductive services for women and young people with the capacity for pregnancy. The Task Force will monitor and evaluate all state and local legislation and enforcement actions that threaten to:  Infringe on federal legal ...
Parents can text the word “EMPOWER” to 94449 to receive weekly text messages from Healthy Native Youth that offer culturally appropriate tips and resources, covering sexual health, pregnancy, STDs, and consent. Learn more.  
This webpage commemorates June as Internet Safety Month. The page focuses on the crime of sextortion, which is an online crime that exploits youth through coercion or blackmail to acquire sexual content, engage in sex, or obtain money. The page contains descriptions of current initiatives and services to prevent and ...
This webpage provides parents and caregivers with tips to keep in mind when talking with their adolescent about relationships and pregnancy prevention. Learn more. 
This webpage highlights resources to empower youth with sexual and reproductive health information and services. Topics include Title X, Reproductive Health, Healthy Relationships, and mental health. Learn more.  
OPA awarded $256.6 million in funding to support 76 grantees to deliver equitable, affordable, client-centered, and high-quality family planning services. These grants will restore access to Title X services nationwide and fill service gaps caused by more than a quarter of Title X providers withdrawing from the program over the ...
The Get Yourself Tested (GYT) for High Schools campaign raises awareness of HIV and STDs and how to prevent them, connects young people to testing and counseling services, and promote open discussions with partners, peers, and health care providers. Campaign materials include:  GYT for High Schools - Youth Workbook (PDF, 24 ...
This assessment tool (PDF, 940 pages) makes it easier to analyze and strengthen a school’s health education curricula. The tool features guidance on reviewing curricula and using the results to make health education curriculum decisions, customizable templates, and more. Learn more. 
This brief (PDF, 3 pages) provides an overview of an evidence-based approach schools can implement to help prevent HIV, STDs, and unintended pregnancy among adolescents. It includes delivering sexual health education, increasing access to sexual health services, and promoting safe and supportive environments. Learn more.   ...
The HHS Intra-agency Task Force on Reproductive Health Care Access focuses on advancing quality, access, and equity for reproductive health, rights, and justice. Activities include coordinating federal interagency policymaking, program development, and outreach efforts to address barriers impacting individuals and communities seeking reproductive health care. Learn more.   ...
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