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New York Times – In Fighting Teenage Pregnancy, the Folly of Shame and Blame

In the South Bronx, inside the International Community High School, Johnny, Brayan, Khady, Genesis and Francisco link arms and joke and giggle and write out lists of what they admire about each other. Sometimes they hug. They are working-class kids, … Continue reading

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Improving the Health and Well-being of Teens in Urban, Poverty Settings

Location: Morris Heights Health Center, Bronx, NY Delivery: In-School and afterschool with 6th – 12th Grade 2010 OAH Grant Award Winner Teens Served: 1,600 Despite recent decreases in teen pregnancy rates, the Bronx had the highest teen pregnancy rates and … Continue reading

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TOP Mission Moment – Grace Figueroa

TOP Mission Moment – Grace Figueroa

Why do you believe in the Teen Outreach Program (TOP)? “I serve as a TOP facilitator because I want to be a support for youth who may not have positive guidance in their life.” “I want to be someone who … Continue reading

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