New Healthy Futures of Texas Logo on Ntarupt website

The Power of Three: A Merger Announcement for Texas

Welcome to our merger announcement landing page! Read more about our announcement below. Be sure to signup for our newsletter at HF-TX.org to be the first to see our new website and #HFTX branding materials coming soon.    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Three of Texas’ Leading Teen Pregnancy Prevention Organizations Join Forces to Reach More Young Texans Increasing Equitable Access to… Read the rest
MLK Do Whats Right Ntarupt

Ntarupt Thanks DISD Trustees. Dallas Is One Step Closer to Being a Leader in Sexual Health Education 

From Terry Greenberg, Ntarupt CEO, “Thank you Dallas ISD Trustees for your careful deliberation and approval of the McGraw-Hill curriculum, as well as for voting to continue the educational partnership with NTARUPT: North Texas Alliance to Reduce Unintended Pregnancy in Teens to deliver Positive Prevention Plus in after-school programs. We admire the bravery of all who testified in support like… Read the rest
NPR KERA article about new sex education curriculum in Texas-Ntarupt

KERA: “Texas got a sex ed update, but students and educators say there’s still a lot missing”

May 19, 2022 By ELENA RIVERA   Cali Byrd is a junior at Booker T. Washington High School in Dallas. She remembers when a group came to talk to her class about sexually transmitted infections in eighth grade. The talk involved a bunch of tennis balls with the names of STIs written on them. “They had a couple of kids… Read the rest
Dallas Morning News article about updated sexual health curriculum Ntarupt

Dallas Morning News, “DISD debates sex education lessons”

First, we thank The Dallas Morning News for covering the first DISD hearing and public testimony on the proposed sex-ed curriculum. On Thursday, May 26th, DISD trustees are expected to vote on the inclusion of expanded sex education materials that, among other issues, provide more information about contraceptives to DISD students, to meet new sex education requirements..   Know what’s at… Read the rest
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May is Sex Ed for All Month & Here’s How You Can Get Involved

Teen Paid Survey, Resources for Parents & SHACS! May 11, 2022 Sex Ed For All Month is an opportunity to raise awareness and call for real investment in sex education in schools and communities across the country. Sex education gives young people age-appropriate, medically accurate information and answers to their questions about sex and relationships, without shame or judgment. Sex… Read the rest
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Parent Opt-in Requirements for Sex Ed & Abuse Prevention | Texas Sex Education Curriculum

May 2, 2022 Following the distribution of the parent opt-in forms by Dallas ISD last week, Ntarupt is helping to ensure parents are aware that the forms were distributed and are due back in some schools as early as Monday, May 2. But additionally, May is “Sex Ed for All” month, and we’re kicking it off by answering… Read the rest
NTARUPT Sexual Assault Awareness

Consent & Sexual Assault Awareness: Key Themes In Award-winning Dallas-Area Student Films

April 15, 2022 April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and sexual assault is any sexual behavior that happens without a person’s CONSENT, according to the Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center.  Through Ntarupt 7th Annual Student Film Contest, students from local Dallas-area schools tackled the important issue of “what does consent look like to you.”  Their films explored… Read the rest
Consent Ntarupt Age of Consent

Women’s History Month & The Age of CONSENT

March 17, 2022 Ahead of the NTARUPT “CONSENT” Student Film Contest on March 27, 2022, we are looking at the history of sexual consent and the current ways we’re spotlighting the needs right here in Dallas County. The age-of-consent campaigns of the 1880s and 1890s represent a vital yet little-known chapter in the history of suffrage. Illustration by Meilan Solly… Read the rest

CONSENT-Inspired Art Show

An Art Show hosted by NTARUPT and 500X Gallery to Shed Light on Consent in Healthy Relationships & Its Power to Help Reduce Teen Pregnancy NTARUPT is looking for artwork inspired by the message of CONSENT in healthy relationships — made by you, our Dallas-Fort Worth community members. The extended deadline for the open call is Monday, January 17 and… Read the rest