has recently released the following culturally-specific resources
(all available in English and Spanish):
all are in pdf format and can be downloaded through Adobe Acrobat
In an exciting new project, faith leaders
and community organizations are working with the African-American, Hmong, Hispanic/Latino
and Native American communities to plan culturally-specific dialogues for teens and
parents. Although the dates are not yet set, each event will include
cultural-specific traditions and will focus on helping participants gain a better
understanding of teen pregnancy and realize they are a key part of the solution.
Call the MOAPPP
office for details.
The St. Paul Advisory Board is
40-member coordinating group, organized by MOAPPP. The Advisory Board is focused on
coordinating programming and developing new and integrated initiatives in Ramsey County.
Everyone from faith leaders to youth organization representatives to direct service
providers are participating in this exciting three-year project.
goals of this collaboration with the Saint Paul Ramsey County Department of Public
Health are to:
|improve service coordination
and programming, |
|increase public awareness of
teen pregnancy issues, |
|enhance professional training
opportunities to ensure use of best practices principles, and |
|encourage responsible public
policies related to teen pregnancy, prevention and parenting in St. Paul.|
this innovative program comes from the St. Paul, Bigelow and Mardag Foundations.
Anyone is welcome at the
Advisory Board's regular meetings, which are held at the Hallie Q. Brown/MLK Center.
Call the MOAPPP offices, 651-644-1447, 800-657-3697 (Greater MN) for meeting dates and
is MOAPPP's comprehensive clearinghouse of information and resources on teen pregnancy
prevention and parenting, including a variety of culturally-specific materials.
Click here to enter the MOAPPP InfoExchange.