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Whole Family Approaches Show Promise – South Carolina’s Inaugural Two-Generation Summit

“This program has really taught me to be the person that I needed when I was [a child]. And because of [it] my entire life changed.” - Promise Stephens Serving the Entire Village: The South Carolina...

Genie Fogle of Orangeburg County Receives the Murray L. Vincent Outstanding Prevention Professional Award

Genie Fogle has been awarded the 2021 Murray L. Vincent Outstanding Prevention Professional award. Fogle will be recognized alongside the 2020 recipient at Fact Forward’s Virtual Conference, Summer...

Congratulations to the Teen Expressions 2021 Contest Winners!

Fact Forward challenged teens to display their talents and have their voices heard on issues that impact them. The Teen Expressions contest was created solely for teens to creatively express how they...

Celebrate May with Fact Forward

Many organizations across the country (both state and national), that perform similar work to Fact Forward have started calling May Sex Ed for All Month. Fact Forward has made the decision this year...

Let's Talk about Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness

As far back as I can remember learning about sexual health, HIV/AIDS never really centered around young people which of course is an unfortunate prevention mistake. There are many people who have no...

Anniversary of Important Comprehensive Health Education Act Update

Authored by Susan Locke, Fact Forward Partner Engagement Associate Historically, the Comprehensive Health Education Act (CHEA) has left youth in South Carolina vulnerable, but especially our LGBTQ+...

Consent Takes Conversation

I have an important announcement for parents, guardians and trusted adults -- you can never start discussing the concept of respecting others’ bodies and wishes too early. This proved to be true when...

Our Partners Made 2020 Worth It

We’re not here to tell you what a challenging year 2020 was – you already know. We’re in your inbox to acknowledge the remarkable organizations who worked with Fact Forward on our major projects that...

Healing Approaches

Authored by Kimberley Wicker, Fact Forward Partner Engagement Coordinator It starts with empathy. As a parent with a background in social work, communications and outreach I am always thinking about...

Let's Talk... about Disparities

Authored by Brittany Wearing, MPH, CHES, Fact Forward Health Services Manager Disparities Still Dominate Teen Pregnancy & STI Rates ​ October is Let’s Talk Month, where Fact Forward and other...