In The Media
In The Media
Pg. 46-47 Highlights the work of the United Way of Anderson in order to create local awareness about an innovative new project.
Tackling a tough political topic while maintaining a bipartisan view for the organization.
By: Crystal Booker, Copywriter For many teens, the days before the end of summer vacation are spent savoring sun-drenched memories and tying up last minute adventures with friends. For Expanding the Reach teen youth groups in Anderson, Orangeburg and Aiken, end of summer reflections were put on pause as they dared to stretch their minds beyond themselves.
By: Crystal Booker As students trickled into the auditorium style classroom at the University of South Carolina's Arnold School of Public Health, you could tell they were a bit different from the generations that came before them. The glow of laptops filled the room one by one as cellphones remained tightly clasped in their hands.
By: Crystal Booker At the SC Campaign, we often discuss the link between the state's high school drop-out rate and teen pregnancy. Dialogue is great, but partnering with organizations that are actively doing something about it is even better. Middle Tyger Community Center (MTCC) in Lyman, SC is one of such organizations.
By: Crystal Booker For Amanda Towery, bragging on her own accomplishments isn't quite her style. The talented photographer and recent college graduate sat quietly as staff at Middle Tyger Community Center praised not only her talents, but her intellect as well.
The mission of the SC Campaign is to prevent adolescent pregnancy in South Carolina through education, technical assistance, public awareness, advocacy and research.
By: Crystal Booker As we continue our work within the early stages of Expanding the Reach of Effective Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs in High Need South Carolina Communities , a five-year grant funded by the Office of Adolescent Health, van tours have been a vital way for us to discover new opportunities to impact the communities we work in.
July 13, 2016 - Gwendolyn Baker, Chief Operating Officer of the South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, will transition into the role of interim Chief Executive Officer effective July 16, 2016. Baker will serve in this capacity as the organization continues its executive search.
February 6, 2017-Columbia, SC : South Carolina's teen birth rate now stands at 16 th in the nation (2015) compared to 13 th in 2014. According to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, this includes a 64% decline since its peak in 1991, landing the teen birth rate for 15-19 year olds at 26.1 per 1,000 females.
September 8, 2016: Columbia, SC - Each October, the South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy (SC Campaign) takes part in a nationwide initiative known as Let's Talk Month. Started by Advocates for Youth, Let's Talk Month is geared towards helping parents and other trusted adults communicate openly with young people about love, sex and relationships.