Sunday Conversation with Kim Nolte - By Ann Hardie For the AJC
Kim Nolte, president and CEO of the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power & Potential, talked about the dynamics behind the downward trend in teen pregnancy and how the nonprofit Fonda started when she was a Georgia resident plans to cut teen pregnancies even more while expanding its mission.
The New York Times - Politicians, Teens and Birth Control
Here’s a story of utter irresponsibility: About one-third of American girls become pregnant as teenagers. But it’s not just a story of heedless girls and boys who don’t take precautions. This is also a tale of national irresponsibility and political irresponsibility — of us as a country failing our kids by refusing to invest in comprehensive sex education and birth control because we, too, don’t plan ahead. Click here to read the full article.
When Jane Fonda founded the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power & Potential in 1994, she met with resistance. Click here to read Variety’s story about Jane and GCAPP.
Jane Fonda, Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Lopez, Viola Davis and Universal Pictures Chairman Donna Langley will be honored at Variety‘s sixth annual Power of Women luncheon as Lifetime Impact Honorees for their humanitarian efforts. Click here for more information.
P3 and PEER UP are highlighted in the newest monograph by the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy showcasing ways that United Ways around the US work with others to reduce teen pregnancy. Click here to read more.
It is a new day for GCAPP! GCAPP now stands for the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power & Potential. We are leveraging our 18-year history and our strength into something much bigger and we’ve broaden our focus beyond teen pregnancy prevention to now include physical activity and nutrition, and healthy relationships.
To improve the overall health and well-being of young people in Georgia to ensure a more powerful future for us all.
Our New Vision:
We believe all children are entitled to a safe and healthy adolescence characterized by hope, respect and the opportunity for a productive future.
The Meaning of POWER & POTENTIAL:
We empower young people to improve their overall health and well-being so that they are better equipped to make healthy lifestyle choices which will help them reach their full potential, thus, leading
Leveraging Our Strength:
As the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power & Potential, we connect our work back to the population we have a history of serving and continue to leverage our ability to advocate and mobilize for some of