This essay explains what’s being done to reach more Hispanics, a group whose teen birthrate has declined, but at a slower pace than other ethnic groups. Click here for more.
Let’s celebrate good news: Fewer Georgia teens are getting pregnant. Our state’s teen pregnancy rate, along with the nation’s, has dropped significantly. Click here to read more.
Jane Fonda, Melissa Kottke and Kim M. Nolte recently wrote an op-ed on the decline in teen pregnancy. Click here to read more.
Jane Fonda recently met with GCAPP's PEER UP team, who works with older teens in college to reduce the number of unintended pregnancies. She also announced the publication of her newest book "Being a Teen" Click for more
The rate of teenage girls becoming mothers is declining tremendously in Georgia and across the country, according to a recent report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Click for more details
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