COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS

Local

Sex Ed Advisory Boards (SEABs):

Michigan Department of Education HIV/STD and Sexuality Education Page: Advisory Boards and Parent Resources
Ann Arbor Public Schools Sexual Health Education Advisory Committee (AAPS SHEAC)

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Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative of Jackson

     The Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative of Jackson County’s mission is to reduce the teen pregnancy rate and  
      address contributing factors for Jackson County’s young people.
 
University of Michigan Health System Adolescent Health Initiative

Statewide

National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy
     The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy seeks to improve the lives and future prospects
     of children and families and, in particular, to help ensure that children are born into stable, two-parent families who  
     are committed to and ready for the demanding task of raising the next generation. Our specific strategy is to prevent
     teen pregnancy and unplanned pregnancy among single, young adults. We support a combination of responsible
     values and behavior by both men and women and responsible policies in both the public and private sectors.
Healthy Teen Network
     Healthy Teen Network is devoted to making a difference in the lives of teens and young families. We are a national
     organization focused on adolescent health and well-being with an emphasis on teen pregnancy prevention, teen
     pregnancy, and teen parenting. 
Advocates for Youth
     “Advocates for Youth champions efforts that help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their
      reproductive and sexual health. Advocates believes it can best serve the field by boldly advocating for a more
      positive and realistic approach to adolescent sexual health. Advocates focuses its work on young people ages 14-25
      in the U.S. and around the globe.”

National

The Michigan Coalition on Adolescent Sexual Health (MiCASH)
     MiCASH is a newly formed statewide coalition of professionals and other stakeholders interested in adolescent
     sexual health, meeting under the umbrella of MOASH.  Run by a rotating steering committee, MiCASH members meet
     2-4 times/year to network, share successful program ideas and models, learn about new resources and    
     organizations, and strategize on ways to improve adolescent sexual health in Michigan. 
     For information about meetings or to join the discussion listserv, please email info@moash.org.
 
Coalitions Funded through the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative
     Each program funded by the Michigan Department of Community Health through the Teen Pregnancy Prevention
     Initiative works with a community coalition that guides their program
 
Coalitions Funded through the Michigan Abstinence Program
     Each program funded by the Michigan Department of Community Health through the Michigan Abstinence Program
     works with a community coalition that guides their program.
 
Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence (MCEDSV)
     MCEDSV is a statewide membership organization whose members represent a network of over 70 domestic and
     sexual violence programs and over 200 allied organizations and individuals.
 
Michigan Resource Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence
     The Michigan Resource Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence enhances the capacity of individuals and
      organizations to prevent violence against women and strengthen service delivery for survivors. This unique
      collection of books, videos, journals and other media promotes awareness and increases accessibility of educational
      information and resources for the state of Michigan.