Recently, President Obama signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2010 which takes several steps toward properly promoting and funding programs that will improve sexual and reproductive health for young people across the country! At the same time, the current health reform bill contains a dangerous amendment that would provide funding for abstinence-only programs.
For more information, check out a recent editorial in the New York Times, online here.
Read about another report about the misinformation around sex circulating among young people here.
The Sex Education Alliance of New York City (SEANYC) is a coalition comprised of students, parents, teachers, advocates, and community-based organizations that are working to improve comprehensive sexuality and health education in the New York City public schools.