Poverty Prevention and Success Sequence for Millennials

November 14, 2017

Sexual Risk Avoidance (SRA) programs focus on preventing the well-documented factors that lead to poverty and offer practical and effective solutions for addressing this persistent societal concern. The SRA approach focuses on prevention, with solution-oriented approaches that address causes rather than effects.1   It Works Regardless of Race and Socioeconomic...

What is DOTH?

November 11, 2017

What is DOTH? An annual event hosted by Ascend for youth to help raise awareness and educate Congress on SRA education. Youth from across the nation will be coming to Capitol Hill to meet with their Members of Congress to share what Sexual Risk Avoidance education means to them and how...

Your Voice Matters

November 4, 2017

Whether you are a parent, educator, teen, or grandparent, if you care for youth and want to support an optimal health message, your voice matters! Join us for our annual event to help raise awareness and educate Congress on Sexual Risk Avoidance education. Youth from across the nation will be...


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Weekly Update: August 10, 2017

August 10, 2017

In response to weak evidence of positive effects of the TPP (Teen Pregnancy Prevention) Program, the Department of Health and Human Service recommended defunding the program after June 30, 2018.  Many media outlets were quick to condemn this move, despite a recent report released by the Office of Adolescent Health...

Weekly Update: August 17, 2017

August 17, 2017

Your Member of Congress is still in the district, but will be heading back to DC soon.  Don't forget to try to schedule an appointment now to meet with them and ask for their support of the reauthorization of Title V.  Also be sure to share the impact SRA education is having...

Weekly Update: August 24, 2017

August 31, 2017

“We here at HHS looked at the evidence and saw that this program [TPP] was not delivering as promised,” she explained. “And, rather than continuing these grants to their completion – which would be a full five years – we notified the grantees that their July 1 grants would go...


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