The YEAH! Network uses research, advocacy, and community education and collaboration to influence policy and practice in adolescent sexual health. By articulating a common agenda among diverse local, state, and national stakeholders, we are working to create an informed, empowered, and engaged response to teen pregnancy and sexual health disparities in Hampden County.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Youth First Grant Press

The Massachusetts Alliance on Teen Pregnancy, the YEAH Network, and our partners met for the first Tier 2 Federal Grant meeting on Tuesday October 12th. This was the first of many meetings after being awarded the $5.5 million Youth First grant. The Federal Grant will be used in the cities of Holyoke and Springfield to reduce the teen pregnancy rates. This is a a capacity building grant and will help agencies that are already in place.

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Monday, October 11, 2010

Youth First Grant Press Conference

Tuesday, October 12th at 12pm there will be a press conference announcing the Youth First Grant. This will take place at the YWCA in Springfield. A meeting with the partners, including the YEAH Network,  will follow at 12:30.