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  • 07/01/87
    Opportunities For Prevention: Building After-School And Summer Programs For Young Adolescents
    This report examines the important role that well-designed community programs can play in meeting the academic, pre-vocational, physical, social and emotional needs of 10-15 year olds in the after school, vacation, and summer hours. The report explores how these programs can aid in not only the prevention of adolescent pregnanvy but can and should provide opportunities for the development of prerequisite skills, experiences, and opportunities that enable teens to become economically self-sufficient adults.
  • 03/01/87
    Child Care: An Essential Service for Teen Parents
    In this report we focus on child care for the children of teen mothers, and the emerging response of schools, social service agencies, cities, and states to that need. Not nearly enough is being done, but the growing activity in the area holds promise. This report reviews the criteria for good programs, the barriers to creating them, some model programs, and some different state initiatives.
  • 01/01/87
    A Children's Defense Budget: An Analysis of the FY 1987 Federal Budget and Children
    An annual report of the Children's Defense Fund that explores the 1987 cuts to families and children under the Reagan administration while comparing those cuts to the billions in increases to the US military.
  • 01/01/87
    Adolescent Pregnancy: An Anatomy of a Social Problem in Search of Comprehensive Solutions
    This report is adapted from a Grenville Clark lecture by CDF President Marian Wright Edelman at Dartmouth College. It addresses problem of adolescent pregnancy, identifies some of the major barriers that get in the way of solutions, outlines what needs to be done by whom, and describes strategies CDF is pursuing to stem premature sexual activity and pregnancy.
  • 01/01/87
    Preventing Children Having Children
    A pamphlet published in conjunction with the 1983 initiative to prevent teen pregnancy and to alleviate the range of problems facing adolescent and female-headed households.
  • 09/01/86
    Preventing Adolescent Pregnancy: What Schools Can Do
    This report reviews schools' efforts to delay pregnancy through family life and sexuality education and through development of youths' life options.
  • 07/01/86
    Model Programs: Preventing Adolescent Pregnancy And Building Youth Self-Sufficiency
    This report describes a number of first-rate programs and curricula that address adolescents' need for preventing teen pregnancy and building youth self-sufficiency. The report explores how decisions about sexual activity and contraception for those who are sexually active are tied closely to teens' feelings of self esteem, aspirations, and perceptions of opportunity.
  • 03/01/86
    Adolescent Pregnancy: What the States Are Saying
    This report is the third in a series of reports on adolescent pregnancy prevention. It is intended as a reference tool for those who want to begin to answer the question: what can states do to help prevent teen pregnancy?
  • 01/01/86
    A Children's Defense Budget: An Analysis of the President's FY 1986 Budget and Children
    An annual report of the Children's Defense Fund that presents data on the 1986 increases in spending by the Reagan administration on military operations and the decrease in spending for programs for low-income families and children. These budget cuts affect programs for child abuse prevention, pre-mature births and prenatal care for pregnant mothers and infants, and growing homelessness.
  • 01/01/86
    Welfare and Teen Pregnancy: What Do We Know? What Do We Do?
    This report discusses the many questions raised about teenage pregnancy and welfare dependency. By clarifying the real causes and costs of welfare receipt among teen parents the authors aim to clarify the debate about the causes and costs of teenage pregnancy.
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