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Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) Request for Applications

The South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy is now accepting applications for Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) funding for the 2015-2016 fiscal year.

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CEO Forrest Alton Releases a NEW Statement on Federal Budget

SC Campaign Releases a NEW Statement Regarding the Labor, Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee Proposal to Eliminate Teen Pregnancy Prevention Funding.

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Find great resources at our website NOT RIGHT NOW. Let's put Pregnancy on Pause.

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Teen mothers are less likely to finish high school and are more likely to live in poverty and rely on public assistance.

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We've Made Progress South Carolina

A 54% decrease in teen birth rates in just over 20 years! Learn how we're accelerating progress to achieve further reductions in teen birth rates.

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The SC Campaign was founded in 1994 to combat increasingly high rates of teen pregnancy in our state. Our mission is to improve the health and economic well being of individuals, communities, and the state of South Carolina by preventing teen pregnancy.

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Why Rural Counties Have the Highest Teen Birth Rates in South Carolina

The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy recently released a report, Sex in the (Non) City: Teen Childbearing in Rural America. This report confirmed what we here in South Carolina have known for years – young people living in rural communities are at an increased risk of...

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Fact Sheets & Reports

Teen pregnancy prevention efforts should be guided by the best research available. At the SC Campaign, we stay abreast of the latest research and data and regularly develop fact sheets that highlight the latest information on issues impacting youth across the state.

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2015 Kids Count Report Shows Continued Decline in South Carolina Teen Birth Rate

This week, the Annie E. Casey Foundation released its latest Kids Count report, positioning South Carolina in its highest ranking to date – moving from 45th to 42nd in the nation for child well being. Improvements in education, health, and family/community played a role in the state’s ranking. Of particular interest, the decline in the number of 15-19 year old teen births was the single greatest improvement among all indicators, from 51 per 1,000 in 2008 to 32 per 1,000 in 2013.

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