Parent Partnerships

December 14, 2017

Let's talk about engaging parents in your SRA program. Getting parents' attention is hard!  We all know that there are a million things vying for our attention and time. It can be a major challenge to engage parents in discussions regarding their child and sex. If you feel challenged in...

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...

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...

Why Did HHS Eliminate TPP funding?

October 24, 2017

The Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) program was funded under the Obama administration at about $108 million per year. You may have read that the program has been cut because there has been quite a bit of press around it and outrage at some level. But, the decision to cut the...

Parents as Advocates for SRA Education in Schools

October 14, 2017

As a parent, you are the most influential voice on relationships and sex for your child(ren). It’s true! Research consistently shows teens look to their parents for guidance on sex and relationships. Want to see the numbers? Click here for the latest survey conducted by The National Campaign. Unfortunately, research...