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    • Nearly 2,500 Educators Trained in Evidence-Based Programs

      The Family and Youth Services Bureau's Personal Responsibility Education Program has trained thousands of educators to use teen pregnancy prevention curricula that are effective in reducing teen pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, and associated sexual risk behaviors.

    • 24,883 Out-of-School Time PREP Program Participants

      The Family and Youth Services Bureau's Personal Responsiblity Education Program provided teen pregnancy prevention and adulthood preparation eduction to more than 24,000 youth when they weren't in school, the hardest time to engage young people.

    • 83 Percent of Youth Felt More Prepared for Adulthood

      More than two thirds of young people who received teen pregnancy prevention and adulthood preparation education from the Family and Youth Services Bureau's Personal Responsibility Education Program felt better prepared for adulthood.

    • Title V Abstinence Education Programs Served 296,960 Participants

      The Family and Youth Services Bureau's Title V State Abstinence Education Program provides young people across the country with strategies for delaying sex and parenthood. 

    • 74 Percent Target Youth in High-Need Areas

      The Family and Youth Services Bureau's Personal Responsibility Education Program provides evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention and adulthood preparation to young people who need it most.

    • 72 percent of street youth reported experiencing major trauma

      such as physical and sexual abuse and witnessing or being a victim of violence, at some point in their lives in a recent Family & Youth Services Bureau study of street youth.

      Read the executive summary and help FYSB #EndYouthHomelessness.

    • On average, youth first became homeless at the age of 15, and had been on the streets a total of almost 2 years

      in a recent Family & Youth Services Bureau study of 656 street youth in 11 cities.

      Read the executive summary and join FYSB in its mission to #EndYouthHomelessness.

    • 30 percent of street youth identified as lesbian, gay, or bisexual; 6.8 percent identified as transgender

      in a recent Family & Youth Services Bureau study of 656 street youth in 11 cities.

      Read the executive summary and join FYSB in ending LGBT youth homelessness.

    • 53 percent of youth were unable to enter a shelter because it was full

      according to a recent Family & Youth Services Bureau study of 656 street youth in 11 cities.

      Read the executive summary and join with FYSB to #EndYouthHomelessness.

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