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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

Guest column: Sex education revisions, a step in the right direction

By Emily Martin, Star Local Media contributor As a conservative Christian with deep experience in the Dallas ISD system and a mentor for teenage moms, I believe that public education is critical in the effort to reduce teen pregnancy. In early September, the State Board of Education will cast initial votes on health education minimum curriculum standards, which includes… Read the rest