The ACLU's Women’s Rights Project filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the U.S. Department of Education (ED) today on behalf of Know Your IX, a project of Advocates for Youth.
Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice Organizations Issue Call to Action for Sex Education
May is Sex Ed for All Month, an initiative spearheaded by a coalition of sexual and reproductive health, rights and justice organizations committed to ensuring all young people have access to the education and health care they need to secure the future they envision for themselves.
Guide for Healthcare Professionals Launches on National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day to Support Young People Living with HIV
Advocates for Youth has partnered with young people living with HIV, pediatric and adult care providers, and AIDS service organizations to design Medical Mentorship, a guide focused on supporting young people living with HIV to smoothly transition to and navigate adult care.
Today the Future of Sex Education (FoSE) Initiative, a partnership of Advocates for Youth, Answer, and SIECUS: Sex Ed for Social Change, released the second edition of The National Sex Education Standards: Core Content and Skills, K–12 to support educators in providing medically accurate, trauma-informed, inclusive sex education.
With the creation of the Free the Pill Youth Network, youth activists from across the country are demanding access to birth control that’s over the counter, covered by insurance, and without age-restriction.
Today, Advocates for Youth will launch Abortion Out Loud, a new campaign dedicated to highlighting the work of youth activists in protecting abortion access and elevating the stories of young people who have experienced abortion. The launch kicks off with a week of action highlighting the importance of ending abortion stigma. Over 100 campuses will host events where students share abortion stories and ask the question: “Why do you say Abortion out Loud?”