In The News

Essential Access Health is pushing for an increase in state spending to fight STDs. Read all about it here and join the WeCanStopSTDsLA movement and our coalition of partners in South LA to spread the word.

• The Los Angeles Times recently reported on STDs in LA County and how silence, stigma and racial injustice contribute to the problem in our communities. Read the full article here and spread the word about the importance of normalizing conversations about sexual and reproductive health and STDs. Let’s Talk About STDs!

• April was STD Awareness Month! This year's theme was ‘Treat Me Right’! Learn more here or visit CDC today!

See some of what happened in 2017 in this brief overview.  

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WeCanStopSTDsLA is a movement that brings together people and organizations who live, work, serve and worship in the South Los Angeles area of LA County Supervisorial District 2 (D2 South LA) with the goal of reducing the high cases of sexually transmitted disease (STD) in our communities.
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Become A Community Supporter

Engaging with our communities -- including policymakers, faith leaders, providers, students, teachers, parents and even local businesses (window decal sign, below) -- WeCanStopSTDsLA brings communities together to talk about STDs. To learn more about what it means to be a community supporter of WeCanStopSTDsLA and how you can help, please email today! 



FREE Download! Updated Pocket Guide to Sex Health Services

The Free Pocket Guide to Sexual Health Services and Clinics in South LA is available online and in print!   

Download now to find youth-friendly clinics and services along with information about youth rights and confidentiality and other helpful information.

Order printed copies here.  



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