“A federal budget without Hyde is the result of years of organizing by young people, low income folks, and people of color - all dedicated to the basic idea that abortion is a fundamental right, no matter how much money you make, how old you are, or how you get your healthcare,” said Debra Hauser, President of Advocates for Youth.
Advocates for Youth Applauds the Introduction of the Real Education & Access for Healthy Youth Act (REAHYA) in the 117th Congress
REAHYA would ensure that federal funding is allocated to comprehensive, inclusive sex education programs that provide young people with the skills and information they need to make informed, responsible, and healthy decisions AND provide linkages to sexual health services for young people who face the greatest barriers to care.
Advocates for Youth supports the rights of young people everywhere to live free from discrimination, violence, and fear. Young Palestinians must have the economic, social, and political power to exercise their bodily autonomy and self determination.
Advocates for Youth applauds the introduction of the Health Equity and Access under the Law (HEAL) for Immigrant Families Act. The bill was introduced this morning by Representative Pramila Jayapal and Senator Cory Booker with over 80 original cosponsors, and is endorsed by over 250 organizations who believe in the importance of accessible health care for all.
The Resolution works to replace an outdated and ineffective National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month to better provide young people with complete, accurate, and inclusive sexual health information and access to sexual and reproductive health care services, empowering them to make healthy decisions for themselves and promoting healthy lifelong attitudes toward sex, health, and reproductive rights.