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Celebrate Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month with the SC Campaign

May 6, 2015

May is nationally recognized as Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, and in South Carolina there is much to celebrate.
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SC Campaign to Receive the James E. Clyburn Health Disparities Leadership Award

April 24, 2015

The South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy (SC Campaign) will receive the James E. Clyburn Health Disparities Leadership Award from the Institute for Partnerships to Eliminate Health Disparities (The Institute) at the University of South Carolina.
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Erin Johnson Promoted to Chief Community Investment Officer

February 27, 2015

SC Campaign's Erin Johnson has been promoted to the role of Chief Community Investment Officer (CCIO).
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Chief Communications Officer Selected to Riley Institute’s DLI Program

February 27, 2015

Chief Communications Officer Alvin Caughman joins the 8th class of fellows of The Riley Institute's Diversity Leaders Initiative (DLI).
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SC Campaign Receives Grant Funding from BCBSSC Foundation to Increase Awareness and Ensure Access

February 27, 2015

SC Campaign receives grant funding from BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation to increase awareness and ensure access to the most effective forms of contraception for sexually active young people.
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SC Campaign Releases Statement Regarding Recent Federal Funding Announcements

January 13, 2015

South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy (SC Campaign) has released a statement regarding the recent federal funding announcements for teen pregnancy prevention.
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SC Campaign CEO Releases Statement Concerning the Positive Data Report on Infant Mortality in South Carolina.

October 30, 2014

Forrest Alton, Chief Executive Officer at the South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy (SC Campaign) has released a statement regarding the newly published data from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC).
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Two Pillars of the Community Join SC Campaign Board

October 24, 2014

The South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy (SC Campaign) has officially welcomed two statewide leaders and community advocates to its Board of Directors. Dawn Staley, head women’s basketball coach for the University of South Carolina, and Jenny Horne, a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives, begin their three-year terms this month.
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Chief Communications Officer Brings Wealth of Experience to SC Campaign

October 9, 2014

The South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy (SC Campaign) has recently added Alvin Caughman to the organization as Chief Communications Officer.
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Half Way There: SC’s Teen Birth Rate Declines More than 50%

September 30, 2014

South Carolina’s teen birth rate has declined more than 50 percent since the early nineties. According to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, the state’s teen birth rate has fallen 54 percent from 1992-2013. This includes a substantial decrease between 2012 and 2013 when the teen birth rate declined by 13 percent. Declines over the last two decades have been most substantial among school-aged youth ages 15-17 whose teen birth rate has decreased by 68% since 1992.
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