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SRA CONTENT EXPERTISE
Despite our status as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with a limited budget, we have worked tirelessly to make significant impacts benefitting the SRA field since our founding in 2007.
Since 2007, Ascend has demonstrated SRA as a primary prevention public health approach and continues to provide medical and social science research and theoretical frameworks to promote the widespread implementation of SRA education.
Over Half a Billion Dollars Secured for SRA
Ascend has been instrumental in educating Congress, resulting in over half a billion dollars made available to fund SRA organizations in communities and schools across the nation, with impacts such as:
SRA organizations across the country reaching hundreds of thousands of youth annually with the SRA message, giving parents and schools an alternative to explicit sex ed.
SRA grantees in all 50 states and the US territories receiving valuable technical assistance to improve program implementation.
Significant national evaluations initiated to drive continued SRA program effectiveness.
Thousands of SRA Professionals Served
Over 2500 SRA instructors credentialed with the professional Sexual Risk Avoidance Specialist designation since 2012
Over 300 graduates equipped with our SRA communication practicum, Make Your Message Matter, since 2019
Hundreds of SRA Organizations served, reaching millions of youth annually with SRA education.
SRA Educator Certification
Earn the premiere SRA professional designation with Ascend's online SRA Certification Course