4-H has information on youth development, community building and volunteer opportunities with 4-H in Minnesota.
Academy for Educational Development
Act Now - This Spanish-language website takes a comprehensive approach to adolescent development by allowing young adults to express themselves online while having fun as they learn about health, sexuality, nutrition, democracy, environmental conservation, drug and alcohol prevention, vocational training, and life skills.
Adolescent Health Online, American Medical Association
Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Coalition of North Carolina
Advocates for Youth has a National Pregnancy Prevention Clearinghouse.
Alan Guttmacher Institute features reproductive health research, policy analysis, and public education materials.
American Library Association offers links to web sites for kids in Spanish, an internet guide for teens, and a Q&A help and referral services for K-12 students.
Bridge for Adolescent Pregnancy, Parenting and Sexuality (BAPPS) website contains information on a wide variety of sexuality topics.
California Alliance Concerned with School Age Parenting and Pregnancy Prevention
Child Trends, Inc. does research on teen pregnancy and childbearing and features a fact sheet on teen fertility in the United States.
Child Welfare League of America (Florence Crittendon Division) seeks to promote pregnancy prevention among youths in high-risk communities through research, standards of best practice, training institutes, conferences, and publications.
Children, Youth, and Family Consortium at the University of Minnesota provides links organized by theme areas, including FatherNet, AdoptINFO, and Families and Learning.
Coalition for Positive Sexuality features frank and explicit information for young people regarding sexuality.
Commission on the Economic Status of Women offers legal fact sheets on child support, finances, marriage dissolution, cost-of-living adjustments, parental leave, and other topics.
Early Childhood Family Initiatives is full of program information, fact sheets, coordinator contacts, and training opportunities.
Emergency Contraception Website, operated by the Office of Population Research at Princeton University and by the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals.
ETR Associates, a not-for-profit health education promotion organization, compiles data on best practices in pregnancy prevention education, information on evidence-based programs that change sexual risk-taking behavior, the latest statistics, news summaries, and current research.
Families Are Talking features resources that help caregivers to talk with children about sexuality.
Florida Network on Adolescent Pregnancy, Parenting, and Prevention
Girl Power! features materials, information and products for girls, parents, and caring adults.
Go Ask Alice is an interactive health advice column to address issues of sexuality and sexual health, self-awareness and self-esteem, relationships, and general health.
Institute for Youth Development offers a comprehensive approach to helping youth avoid unhealthy behaviors. Log on and learn more about IYD and the important issues affecting today's youth.
Kaiser Daily Reproductive Health Report is an online service designed to provide readers with daily summaries of the latest reproductive health news. You may also register for a free email subscription at www.kff.org/register.
Kaiser Family Foundation
Kinsey Institute for provides research in sexuality, gender issues, and reproduction, and supports interdisciplinary research and the study of human sexuality.
Konopka Institute for Best Practices in Adolescent Health
La Familia Habla features resources (in Spanish) that help caregivers to talk with children about sexuality.
Management Assistance Program for Nonprofits provides affordable consulting and technical assistance to other charitable nonprofit organizations in Minnesota.
Minnesota Center for Health Statistics publishes the Minnesota Health Profiles, the most recent report on the health of Minnesotans.
Minnesota Center for Rural Health
Minnesota Coordinated School Health Initiative
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits provides assistance and resources to nonprofit organizations and individuals interested in nonprofits.
Minnesota Council on Foundations features grantseeking resources and information, including a complete list of Minnesota grantmaker web sites, and Minnesota grantmaking trends and analysis.
Minnesota Department of Health - Adolescent Health Care Web Page
Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Minority and Multicultural Health
Minnesota Office of Citizenship and Volunteer Services (MOCVS) provides technical assistance in volunteer management and offers written materials and other resources related to volunteerism.
Minnesota Prevention Resource Center is a statewide clearinghouse for alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use problem prevention.
Minnesota Sexuality Education Resource Review Panel is coordinated by MOAPPP, and offers written reviews of curricula, videos and other materials.
National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy contains information on teen pregnancy issues, media, state and local action, roles of community, and legislative issues.
National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health is a research center of Georgetown University's Public Policy Institute.
National Center for Youth Law
National ChildCare Information Center contains topical newsletters and publications about child care, and a resource guide to organizations related to child care.
National Conference of State Legislators provides select information concerning state policies and legislation on HIV/AIDS & STDs, Adolescent Health, and State Children's Health Insurance.
National Maternal and Child Health National Clearinghouse serves as a national information center for maternal and child health by distributing publications and providing referrals.
National Organization on Adolescent Pregnancy, Parenting, and Prevention (NOAPPP) is a national network of diverse individuals and organizations dedicated to preventing adolescent sexuality, pregnancy, and parenting.
National Parenting Center offers books and resources specific to parenting as well as articles on communication and sexuality issues.
National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Research Center (PRC) is a collaborative effort of the Schools of Medicine, Public Health, Nursing and the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Planned Parenthood Federation of America features information on current issues surrounding adolescent sexuality.
Planned Parenthood Federation of America: Sexuality Education features resources that help caregivers to talk with children about sexuality.
Resource Center for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention - The ReCAPP website is a virtual resource center designed for school teachers, health educators and program planners working in the field of adolescent pregnancy prevention. The ReCAPP website is housed at Education, Training and Research (ETR) Associates, one of the nation's largest non-profit health education organizations. ReCAPP is a unique resource in that it provides its users with practical skills and learning activities grounded in current research findings and health behavior theory.
Search Institute offers close to 300 pages of asset-building ideas, information, and resources.
Sex, etc. is written and produced by teens for teens with solid advice from adult experts.
Sexual Responsibility 101 features thorough explanation of all birth control methods, effectiveness, advantages and disadvantages, where to get them, how to use them, and costs.
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS) develops, collects, and disseminates information, promotes comprehensive sexuality education, and advocates the right of individuals to make responsible sexual choices.
Sociometrics develops research-based products and services for practitioners working in the areas of teen pregnancy and STD/HIV/AIDS prevention, including program evaluation.
Teen Advice Online! features teen volunteers from around the world who will reply to parents' questions and concerns.
Teen Health Home Page provides links to subjects which teens have identified as health concerns, such as STDs and healthy sexuality.
Teen Health 411 provides information and referrals to countless numbers of teens seeking comprehensive sexuality education information. Teen Health 411 is co-sponsored by three metro clinics: The Annex, Teen Age Medical Services (TAMS), and West Suburban Teen Clinic. Teens are able to post questions on the website and get answers from health education and medical staff from the three clinics. There is also a parent section which offers support, encouragement and information for parents as the primary sexuality educators of their children.
Teen Hoopla is part of the American Library Association's site, with "Activist" links to a variety of youth-oriented sites that address youth rights, the environment, and freedom of speech.
Teen Sexuality in a Culture of Confusion is an on-line documentary for adults and youth to explore sexuality in America by looking at cultural responses to it.
Ten Talks offers readers an opportunity to learn more about the new book by Dominic Cappello and his team outlining the ten talks parents must have with their children and teens about improving communication on the topics of sex, violence, alcohol and drugs.
Urban Institute - Research on Sexual Attitudes/Behavior
U of MN Extension Service - Family
Voices of Youth has news from around the globe concerning the health and well-being of youth.
www.aid4teens.org is a website oriented to helping teens with teen pregnancy, dating, depression, suicide and other topics.
www.health.state.mn.us, contains useful information from the MN Department of health on the Minnesota Health Improvement Partnership, Strategies for Public Health and Healthy Minnesotans Public Health Improvement Goals.
www.talkingwithkids.org, this website contains significant information about fatherhood.
YouthInfo has the latest information on America's teenagers, including reports and publications, resources for parents, statistical profiles, and links related to federal and private organization websites.
Youthlink is a national youth organization dedicated to building nonpartisan alliances among youth and adults. Offers the Action Guide, an activism tool available in versions for youth groups, teachers, and students of different ages.