Teen advocates in Texas work to combat rising teen pregnancy with peer education

Communications Arts High School | San Antonio, TX

San Antonio, Texas has one of the highest teen pregnancy rates in the country. Healthy Futures of Texas was created to try and addres this crisis. The members of the organization’s Youth Advocacy Council (YAC) are dedicated to spreading the message of sex education and healthy sexual activity.

Produced by Hannah Garcia, Natalie Medina, Salma Ortiz, Salem Ware. Instruction provided by SRL Connected Educator Heidi Whitus.


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