Advocates for Youth and The District of Columbia Office of Cable Television, Film, Music and Entertainment (OCTFME) have reached an agreement to air season one of Kikis with Louie on public, educational, and government broadcast channels beginning May 23rd
Nearly 100 campuses and community groups will participate in the Week of Action where they will screen the Youth Testify videos and share sticker art featuring Youth Testify stories across their campuses. Young people have always been at the forefront of change. As they work to ensure abortion access, adult allies need to work with them - or get out of their way.
For the past two years since the Muslim Ban was enacted, President Trump has continued to manufacture policies that profile individuals and attack our nation of immigrants. We condemn any attempts to vilify Muslims and support the young people leading the charge against this Administration’s hateful policies. The NO BAN Act rightfully attempts to curtail these discriminatory policies.
It is the government’s responsibility to prepare young people with the resources and skills they need to lead safe and healthy lives. This means providing young people with access to critical information to help them make informed decisions about their bodies, their lives, and their futures — not harmful and ineffective abstinence-only curriculum and crisis pregnancy centers that perpetuate a culture where people are shamed for their personal decisions, including healthcare choices.