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.
Nationwide are mothers of minor children, according to the National Resource Center on Justice Involved Women. A recent publication reveals ten truths that matter when working with "justice involved" women.
Average monthly child support payment
Or $5,150 per year, according to Support Providers: 2010, the new Census Bureau statistics in the Survey of Income and Program Participation.
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.
are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.
FYSB's Runaway and Homeless Youth Program requires its grantees to train staff in how to best serve the unique needs of the LGBT population.
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.