Youth are leading the fight against HIV/STDs and teen pregnancies with Spring into Love. Spring into Love is a youth-led health conference that aims to empower young people ages 14-20 to make positive choices regarding their sexual and reproductive health. Championed by the office of former District 2 Supervisor Mark-Ridley Thomas and the Department of Public Health, Division of HIV & STD Programs, Spring into Love went virtual and moved to the fall because of the pandemic in 2020.
How did the delay and online format work in 2020? Read all about it here: Success Story: Bringing Youth Together Remotely
Spring into Love: Fall Edition - Resource Fair
To help you learn your rights as a student in CA, the ACLU has created many resources:
- www.myschoolmyrights.com – provides information about students’ rights on topics including suspensions and dress code
- https://www.aclusocal.org/en/know-your-rights/sex-education provides information on a variety of issues including your right to access comprehensive and inclusive sex education
- www.yourhealthyourrights.org – provides information about students’ rights to obtain sexual and reproductive health care services;
- For potential legal help on any of these issues you can visit the ACLU SoCal Legal Intake Page: https://www.aclusocal.org/en/legal-intake
Black Women for Wellness
Children's Hosptial LA
East Los Angeles Women's Center
LA Reproductive Health Equity Project for Foster Youth
Planned Parenthood LA
Somos Familia Valle
The Teen Line hotline, staffed by extensively trained teens and supervised by mental health professionals, is OPEN from 6-10PM (PST) every evening for youth to have a safe, non-judgmental space to talk about their struggles with one of our trained teens. Call 800-TLC-TEEN from 6-10PM (PST), text 'TEEN' to 839863 from 6-9PM (PST) or email our hotline nightly. We also offer message boards regarding issues from grief to depression, that allow youth to talk to other peers, including any anxiety/stress around the Covid-19 virus. Support resources for parents are available online on our parent website.
Teensource.org provide medically accurate, non-judgemental sexual + reproductive health information for teens. On TeenSource you can find a clinic, find free condoms near you, order free condoms to your house, sign up for the "HookUp", our weekly text message with info straight to your phone, and learn about your rights! Check out TeenSource and follow us on Instagram!
Email: teensource[email protected]
The Wall Las Memorias
Yetunde Price Resource Center