- 1 in 3
Today, nearly one in three children in America are overweight or obese.
ages 15-19, have spoken with their parents about both abstinence and birth control.
About 65% of girls and 53% of boys received formal sex education on both topics, according to the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
more likely to give birth than white teen girls, according to the CDC.
FYSB's Personal Responsibility Education Program targets youth who are homeless, in foster care, living in rural areas, or from minority groups.
receive a high school diploma by age 22, compared to nearly 90% of women who did not give birth during adolescence.
FYSB's adolescent pregnancy prevention grantees give young people the tools they need to postpone parenthood.
compared to 10% for those who are housed.
FYSB's Runaway and Homeless Youth Program works to get young women off the streets and into shelter.
are rejected by their family and put out of their homes after coming out.
Services provided through the Runaway and Homeless Youth Program are required to be safe and inclusive for all youth.
said they became homeless after leaving foster care.
The Runaway and Homeless Youth Program provides services to eligible youth who have exited the foster care system.