ABOUT NTARUPT

Our Mission


Ntarupt’s mission is to improve the quality of life for children, families, and communities by preventing unintended teen pregnancies.


Ntarupt’s vision is that every young person in our community has the opportunity to set goals, plan an education and a career, and become self-sufficient before becoming a parent.

Our Vision



Ntarupt’s vision is that every young person in our community has the opportunity to set goals, plan an education and a career, and become self-sufficient before becoming a parent.

Our Values



Ntarupt’s values are innovation, collaboration and cultural sensitivity

Ntarupt’s values are to be strategic, innovative, and culturally sensitive.

The Issue


Teen Birth Rate
  • US Teen Birth Rate: 22/1,000
  • Texas Teen Birth Rate: 35/1,000 (5th highest in the nation)
  • Dallas County Teen Birth Rate: 39/1,000
  • Selected Dallas zip codes: 53-123/1,000

How Ntarupt addresses the issue


Ntarupt aggregates community resources for both parents and teens-with a focus on teen pregnancy prevention and sexual and reproductive health. Ntarupt also builds capacity within other organizations through technical assistance and trainings, including Askable Adults, which teaches participants how to be a trusted adult and provide relevant resources to teens in their life.


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    Providing evidence-based and evidence-informed sexuality education to teens, link – Teens/YLC/take a Sex Ed class)

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    Providing evidence-based, skill-building education to parents, (link – Adults/take a class)

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    Leading a community conversation about teen pregnancy and prevention (link to speaker request or get/involved/volunteer)

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    Funding and training its partners and community members (increasing capacity in the community) to provide resources and evidence-based and medically accurate sexuality education to parents and teens, Linking clients to youth-friendly resources including: reproductive and primary; and healthcare, after-school programming, counseling, mentoring, and social services ( Link to Teens/clinics or Adults/clinics)

  • Connector.

    Advising organizations in the selection of evidence-based and evidence-informed sexuality education. (link/get involved)