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Library of Congress Summary
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Communities of Color Teen Pregnancy Prevention Act of 2007 - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make grants for projects to prevent teen pregnancies in racial, ethnic minority, or immigrant communities with a substantial incidence or prevalence of cases of teen pregnancy compared to the average number in communities in the state.
Allows the Secretary to make grants to:
(1) carry out activities to prevent unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections among teens;
(2) provide necessary social and cultural support services regarding teen pregnancy;
(3) provide health and educational services related to the prevention of unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections among teens;
(4) promote better health and educational outcomes among pregnant teens; and
(5) provide relevant training for individuals who plan to work in school-based support programs.
Requires the Secretary to make grants to: (1) provide public education and increase awareness with respect to the issue of reducing the rates of unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections among teens and related social and emotional issues; and (2) establish and operate a National Clearinghouse for Teen Pregnancy Prevention.
Requires the Secretary, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to make grants for research on the prevention of unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections among teens in such communities.
Allows a grant to be made under this Act only if the applicant agrees that: (1) all information provided pursuant to the Act will be age-appropriate, factually and medically accurate and complete, and scientifically based; and (2) information, activities, and services under the grant will be provided in the language and cultural context that is most appropriate for individual groups.
House Republican Conference Summary
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