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World AIDS Day is TODAY

World AIDS Day was first observed in 1988. Each year, organizations and individuals across the world bring attention to the HIV epidemic, endeavor to increase HIV awareness and knowledge, speak out...

Preparing for the Season of Generosity

Authored by April Borkman, MA, Fact Forward Immediate Past Chair As Thanksgiving and Giving Tuesday approaches, it is likely that we will have countless emails flooding our inboxes asking for support...

Pregnancy Prevention: Where Do Men Fall In Line?

Looking at our country's culture, there is a common misconception that women are primarily responsible for contraception and pregnancy prevention. Ideally, the decisions to have sex and use...

Horror Movies: Can they shape sex education for adolescents?

So many people love the arrival of fall towards the end of September. Autumn represents cool weather, pumpkins, pumpkin spice, football games, and many other things. However, my love of fall is for a...

Who Truly Makes the “TALK” Spooky?????

Authored by Ashley Thomas MSW, VSP Founder & Exec. Director of The Hive A few months ago, my daughter and I were watching a family TV series together. In the show, the father’s relationship with his...

Meet Our Intern - Zhara Gregg

Meet our intern, Zhara Gregg! What school are you attending? Claflin University What are you studying? Early Childhood Education What are your career goals? My short-term career goal is to work in a...

A Lasting Impact: Community Support for Young Parents

The Community Support for Young Parents (CSYP) project officially ended on September 30th, 2021. This three-year initiative funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of...

Meet Our Intern - Tyler Honore

Meet our Training Intern, Tyler Honore! What school are you attending & what are you studying? I studying Marketing at South Carolina State University What are your career goals? My future goals are...

The LCA Model: How does it work?

Fact Forward's CEO, Beth De Santis, sat down with leaders from South Carolina organizations who partook in the Expanding the Reach of Effective Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs in High Need South...

Darlington County First Steps & Fact Forward Partner to Promote Reproductive Health Service Access

In a new project funded by the South Carolina Center for Rural and Primary Healthcare as a part of the state’s rural health initiative, Darlington County First Steps (DCFS) and Fact Forward are...