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How are states implementing the adolescent pregnancy prevention efforts funded by the Family Youth Services Bureau’s Personal Responsibility Education Program? A new report breaks down their work so far.
In the report, authors Susan Zief, Rachel Shapiro and Debra Strong note that together, the 45 State PREP grantees aim to serve more than 300,000 young people at more than 1,300 sites across the nation.
Out of 306 teen pregnancy prevention providers supported by state PREP programs
110 are targeting African American youth
99 are targeting Hispanic youth
75 are targeting youth in foster care
67 are targeting youth in the juvenile justice system