IUDs And Implants Now Doctors' First Choice For Teen Pregnancy Prevention

September 30, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — Teen girls who have sex should use IUDs or hormonal implants — long-acting birth control methods that are effective, safe and easy to use, the nation's most influential pediatricians' group recommends.
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"Parenting Teen Partnership" Launches in Richland County

September 24, 2014

United Way of the Midlands and the South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, along with other statewide and community partners, celebrated the launch of “Parenting Teen Partnership” a program that will support pregnant and parenting teens in Richland County. A lunch event at Benedict College’s Charlie W. Johnson Stadium in Columbia brought together community and state leaders to mark the kickoff of the innovative program that will encourage pregnant and parenting teens to stay in school, delay the next pregnancy, improve their parenting skills and become better connected to supportive resources.
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Supreme Court’s Decision on Contraceptive Coverage

August 12, 2014

Today, the Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision that closely held corporations, such as Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood, cannot be required to provide contraceptive coverage to its employees if they object based on religious reasons.
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Article Written by SC Campaign Staff Published in Journal of Sex Education

August 4, 2014

Former and current SC Campaign staff members, Dr. India Rose, Dr. Mary Prince, Shannon Flynn, Sarah Kershner, and Doug Taylor, were published in the Journal of Sex Education. Their article, "Parental support for teenage pregnancy prevention programmes in South Carolina public middle schools," is dedicated to Dr. Doug Kirby, who served as an advisor for the SC Campaign for several years.
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2014 Kids Count Data Book Released

July 30, 2014

The 2014 Kids Count Data Book, sponsored by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, highlighting state-by-state data around issues affecting children like education, health, poverty, and safety.
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Teen Center at Hartsville Boys & Girls Club Gets Facelift

July 17, 2014

"The Hartsville Boys & Girls Club will unveil a new Teen Center on Thursday, July 24."
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SC Campaign CEO to Play in Celebrity Softball Game

June 30, 2014

Forrest Alton will dust off his cleats for INNERSOLE's Celebrity Softball Game to raise awareness of children living in poverty in the Midlands.
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A Statement from the SC Campaign on the Supreme Court’s Decision that Closely-Held Corporations are Not Required to Provide Contraceptive Coverage

June 30, 2014

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Forrest Alton Gets Things Done in the Capital City

June 26, 2014

"SC Campaign's CEO Forrest Alton has been named one of The Free Times' ""50 People Who Get Things Done in the Capital City."""
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SC Campaign to Celebrate Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month with Jam-Packed Schedule of Events

May 1, 2014

The SC Campaign is calling special attention to the issue of teen pregnancy in South Carolina with several special events planned throughout the month.
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