Starting Date: 10-30-2005
Chicago, Illinois 60604
312-427-4460 ext 236Did you know ?!?!?!
*Over half of all new HIV infections occur in youth under 25?
*Just under half of Illinois' new Chlamydia and gonorrhea rates occur in youth under 19?
*About two thirds of Illinois sex education teachers do not teach students how to properly use condoms and contraception?
*Over half of sex education teachers in Illinois do not teach about what action a student can take regarding rape and sexual assault?
*92% of sex education teachers agree that students in Illinois should have accurate information about contraception and disease prevention, but many do not have the resources they need to do this?
*The federal government is pouring over $160 million into abstinence-only programs that provide misleading information to youth in our public schools?
HOW CAN YOU MAKE A DIFFERNCE ?!?!??!
You can make a difference by starting a project in your school and/or community to change things for the better. The Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health supports youth leaders who want to make social change. We will help you by providing training, assistance, guidance, support.
YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO ACCURATE AND ADEQUATE SEXUALITY EDUCATION AND REPRODUCTIVE AND SEXUAL HEALTH SERVICES.
Youth interested in participating have to submit an application and can receive service learning credit for their work.
·Relate and work toward ICAH’s mission
·Be youth-led initiatives
--Have a goal to make change that will help others
To apply contact us below,
snail mail: 28 E Jackson Suite 710, Chicago IL 60604
email:firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Vivian Barrett at 312-427-4460 ext 228 or Adaku Utah 312-427-4460 ext 236
Geographical Scope: Local