Teen pregnancy and teen childbearing affect several critical social issues, including poverty and income disparity, overall child well-being, child welfare, out-of-wedlock births, healthy relationships and marriage, responsible fatherhood, health issues, education, substance use and other risky behaviors, and violence.
The Alabama Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy recognizes the complexities of these social and economic issues and believes teen pregnancy prevention requires the thoughtful attention and deliberate action of parents, youth, community leaders, faith leaders, educators, policy-makers, health professionals, and others who have a desire to ensure Alabama’s youth live healthy, fulfilling lives.
FUNDING OPPORTUNITY The Alabama Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy (ACPTP) is seeking at least three (3) community-based partners to participate in a five year Teen Pregnancy Prevention Capacity Building Project. Potential partners (including schoo...Read More...
The Alabama Alliance for Healthy Youth, of which ACPTP is a partner organization, will host its third annual Youth Advocacy Day April 7, 2015, in Montgomery, AL. Registration for this free event will open in early March, and will be announced on our...Read More...
Unintended or mistimed childbearing make up about half of all pregnancies in the US, and disproportionately affect the least advantaged in our society. Is there a way to commit to unplanned pregnancy the way we commit to New Years resolutions? Yes; L...Read More...
Earlier this week, President Obama released his FY 2016 budget request. Note that this is only the first step in the budget process Congress must draft and pass a budget bill that will hopefully reflect the Presidents priorities. The Presidents budg...Read More...
Right before the holidays, President Obama signed a bipartisan Fiscal Year 2015 spending bill into law. The bill included the following: Title X Family Planning Program = $286.5 million (level funding from FY 14) Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program (T...Read More...View All News