Teen births in the U.S. declined 9% in 2014 and have reached another record low, according to data released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). Click here to learn more.
Youth Today, a national newspaper focused on the youth service field, recently highlighted GCAPP's outreach efforts and success stories in rural Georgia. Click here to read the article.
House Draft Bill Eliminates TPPP and Title X
Today the House Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Subcommittee released its draft FY 2016 spending bill, which eliminates the evidence-based Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program (TPPP) and the Title X Family Planning Program. Click here to see how you can help.
What's the Best Way to Teach Sex Ed?
Jane Fonda recently penned a letter to the editor of the New York Times, joining in the debate on the question, "What is the Best Way to Teach Sex Ed?" Please click here to read her commentary.
It is a new day for GCAPP! GCAPP now stands for the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power & Potential. We are leveraging our 18-year history and our strength into something much bigger and we’ve broaden our focus beyond teen pregnancy prevention to now include physical activity and nutrition, and healthy relationships.
To improve the overall health and well-being of young people in Georgia to ensure a more powerful future for us all.
Our New Vision:
We believe all children are entitled to a safe and healthy adolescence characterized by hope, respect and the opportunity for a productive future.
The Meaning of POWER & POTENTIAL:
We empower young people to improve their overall health and well-being so that they are better equipped to make healthy lifestyle choices which will help them reach their full potential, thus, leading
Leveraging Our Strength:
As the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power & Potential, we connect our work back to the population we have a history of serving and continue to leverage our ability to advocate and mobilize for some of