Texas organizations that are changing the map for youth

As the nation approaches the end of another presidential election cycle, we want to take a moment to reflect on ways the world will continue to change after the election. Around Texas, there are visionary leaders making movements and leading communities to establish real change for Texas youth. This week, we want to focus on the orgs who are making… Read the rest

Reproductive Justice & Gender Equity Panel Session at bigBANG! 2020 

Even in the midst of all that’s happening in the world and in our lives, it’s vital that we shed light on an important issue impacting thousands of women in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas and the world: reproductive justice and gender equity.  What is reproductive justice?  It is the human right to maintain personal bodily autonomy, have children, not have… Read the rest
federal grant Ntarupt Star Local Media

Thank you for featuring the Ntarupt federal grant announcement, Star Local Media!

By: Anny Sivilay, Star Local Media Reporter AUG. 26 2020 The North Texas Alliance to Reduce Unintended Pregnancy in Teens (Ntarupt) has been awarded funding from two federal grants totaling $1,050,000 per year from the Office of Population Affairs (OPA) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The grants will help Ntarupt work with communities to address teen… Read the rest

Conversar Con Tu Hijo Sobre Sexo | Talking to Your Teen About Sex

Español: Durante el “Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana” únase a nosotros en esta conversación especial sobre cómo hablar sobre SALUD SEXUAL con sus hijos (sí, vamos hablar sobre sexo). ¡Estamos muy emocionados porque les llevaremos nuestro primer Facebook Live en español! con nuestras educadoras expertas en salud sexual; Jenifer Hernández e Ileana Cruz, y la Dra. Nora Gimpel, Vicepresidente… Read the rest

North Texas Sex Education Expert, Veronica Whitehead, Honored with Rising Star Award

Whitehead led the development of NTARUPT’s new virtual sex education programs to ensure teens and parents had access to sex-ed resources during COVID-19. The Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy (Texas Campaign) is excited to announce that Veronica Whitehead, M.Ed, CHES, Director of Programs for the North Texas Alliance to Reduce Unintended Pregnancy in Teens (NTARUPT) has been awarded… Read the rest