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Toward a Common Future: Latino Teens and Adults Speak Out

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Publication Date: May 2009

Publisher(s): National Council of La Raza

Author(s): Liz Sabatiuk; Ruthie Flores; Liz Sabatiuk; Ruthie Flores

Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Topic: Social conditions (Sex)

Keywords: Hispanic population; Youth reproductive health; Birth control; Poverty

Type: Report

Coverage: United States United States

Abstract:

To reduce teen pregnancy, it is critical to understand not only the behavior prevention efforts are trying to change, but also the beliefs and attitudes that influence those behaviors. To that end, The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy has conducted a number of surveys over the years to help youth service providers, media, educators, and the general public better understand the perspectives of teens and parents on sex, relationships, contraception, and other topics.