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Federal Court Rules in Favor of Teen Pregnancy Prevention Funding

April 19, 2018

Federal funding for Tier 1A and Tier 1B teen pregnancy prevention programs remains intact.
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South Carolina Declines in Teen Pregnancy and Childbearing Lead to Millions in Public Savings

February 5, 2018

New analysis from Power to Decide shows that declines in South Carolina teen birth rate resulted in public savings of $85 million in 2015 alone.
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E.A. “Beth” De Santis Selected to Become Riley Diversity Fellow

February 1, 2018

E.A. “Beth” De Santis, CEO of the South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, is one of 41 leaders from across the Midlands and surrounding area selected to participate in the Riley Institute at Furman’s Diversity Leaders Initiative (DLI) this spring.
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New Board Members: T. McRoy Shelley, III and Kristy Stoneburner

December 13, 2017

The SC Campaign welcomes two new board members.
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South Carolina’s Teen Birth Rate Continues Steady Decline, But There Are Still Gaps in Adolescent Reproductive Health

October 5, 2017

The South Carolina teen birth rate for 15-19 year olds fell by 67% from 1991 to 2016. Collaborative efforts are needed to witness similar declines for STI and HIV rates among teens.
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Welcome Our New Board Members: La-Diné Gamble, Berry Kelly, and Cory Manning

September 6, 2017

The South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy is pleased to announce the addition of three new members to our Board of Directors.
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Programs That Fight Teenage Pregnancy Are at Risk of Being Cut

August 10, 2017

The New York Times spent several weeks working with national experts and local partners in South Carolina to understand more about how the loss of funds would impact work across the state and country. According to the article, "local project leaders consider the programs beneficial in South Carolina, where births by teenagers dropped to 3,740 in 2016 from 6,954 in 2010."
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New Health and Safety Education Standards for South Carolina

August 9, 2017

The South Carolina Board of Education voted to make South Carolina Academic Standards for Health and Safety Education comprehensive and evidence-based.
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SC Campaign CEO E.A. "Beth" De Santis Releases Statement Regarding Impact of Federal Funding Cuts to Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs

July 18, 2017

SC Campaign releases statement on the impact of federal funding cuts to teen pregnancy prevention programs.
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Meredith Talford of the South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy Receives the Suzan D. Boyd Excellence Award

June 30, 2017

Chester native, Meredith Talford, was awarded the 2017 Suzan D. Boyd Excellence Award by the South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy (SC Campaign).
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