Are You Ready to Talk About Birth Control?

Every year in November, Fact Forward joins other reproductive health organizations to celebrate Thanks, Birth Control Day. The day acknowledges that contraception allows people to plan their lives on...

Take Charge of Your Sexual Health

Authored by Susan Locke Sexual health care is just as important to your well-being as your physical and mental health. Getting to know your body and its habits can help you stay on top of your health...

Fall Summit Updates

Exciting news regarding our upcoming summits this Fall! We've heard from you and have decided to merge the two by incorporating key aspects of the Researching Sexual Health in Communities of Color...

Inaugural Community Impact Award Given to Orangeburg County Leader

Rev. Ellis White, Jr. was awarded the inaugural Carol Singletary Community Impact Award at the 23rd annual Summer Institute conference hosted by Fact Forward. Rev. White represents Edisto Fork United Methodist Church in Orangeburg County.

Anderson County Advocate Receives Statewide Recognition

Carol Burdette was awarded the Murray L. Vincent Outstanding Prevention Professional Award at the 23rd annual Summer Institute conference hosted by Fact Forward. Burdette is the president and chief executive office of the United Way of Anderson County.

Summer Institute 2022: A Recap

The 2022 Summer Institute was held at the North Charleston Marriott from June 14-16. Now in it’s 23rd year, Summer Institute - Redefining a New Era in Adolescent Health: From ________ to Facts...

What Is #SexEdForAll Month?

Authored by Rena Dixon, PhD, MPH, MCHES Director of Health Services Are you wondering why we aren’t talking about teen pregnancy prevention month? Not to worry, it’s simple and I’ll explain it to you...

South Carolina Teen Birth Rate Declines, But Disparities Remain

Although South Carolina’s national teen birth ranking hasn’t changed, the state saw an 11 percent decrease in the teen (ages 15-19; all references to teens are for the 15-19 age range) birth rate...

Honoring a Gem for Women's History Month

Authored by Avis Wright, MPH, CHES, Fact Forward's Partner Engagement Manager “When women support women, amazing things can happen.” This Viola Davis quote sums up my amazing coworker, Carol...

Meet our Intern - Megan Austin

Meet our intern, Megan Austin! What school are you attending? The University of South Carolina What are you studying? Master of Public Health (MPH) in Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior and a...