Minnesota Organization on Adolescent Pregnancy, Prevention and Parenting


Public Policy

Legislative Action Alerts
MOAPPP will provide legislative updates to MOAPPP members on specific issues, encouraging your action at the local and state levels to improve policies that impact adolescents. 

Advocacy Fact Sheets
MOAPPP's legislative advocacy efforts in 1999 focused on protecting minor's consent to confidential health services, promoting comprehensive sexuality education, and supporting continued funding for school-linked services for teen parents.

MOAPPP Position Statements
Click here to view MOAPPP's position statements.

Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) is a national non-profit organization with expertise in both law and policy affecting the poor.  They feature a number of publications and an audio conference series that focus on teen pregnancy, teen parents, and the effects of welfare reform.

The Urban Institute is a nonprofit economic and social policy research organization that publishes books and reports on changes in the welfare system.

Impact of Statewide M-FIP on Adolescent Parents, a MOAPPP fact sheet that describes how the Statewide Minnesota Family Investment Program differs from AFDC and the new requirements for young parents.

McKnight Welfare Reform Partnerships Online provides access to a wealth of materials and resources, including news, articles, and research papers covering every facet of welfare reform.

Minnesota Department of Human Services delivers an overview of welfare reform in Minnesota, program information, regulations and procedures, as well as services, referrals, and resources.

Welfare Reform Academy is a program of the School of Public Affairs at the University of Maryland which provides a library of welfare reform information, a list of books and online articles, and information on a conference series broadcast to sites across the country.