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Good Parents, Good Students, and Strong Families for New Mexico’s Future

“Pregnant and parenting teens are future doctors, lawyers, police officers, etc. They are capable of success, and it is our job to support their academic goals.” -Melissa Romero, Teen Parent On Wednesday, November 14, the ACLU of New Mexico and

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What’s Wrong with Blaming Teen Parents?

  According to recent data, New Mexico has the 2nd highest teen pregnancy rate in the country; it follows that New Mexico has high numbers of parents who had their first children as teenagers. As a young mama recently shared,

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First Ever Day of Recognition for Young Parents

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2012   CONTACT: Micah McCoy, (505) 266-5915 x1003 or [email protected]   ALBUQUERQUE, NM—On Saturday, August 25, Young Women United (YWU) will host the first ever “Day of Recognition for Young Parents” in New Mexico

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Kicked Out Of School and Publicly Humiliated For Pregnancy

ACLU Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against Bureau of Indian Education School GALLUP, N.M. – The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of New Mexico filed a lawsuit today on behalf of Shantelle Hicks, 15, who was initially kicked out of

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Show Some Love: 40 years of Title IX, education is foundation for strong families

When most people think of the Title IX, they think of equality for women’s athletics in public schools and universities. But Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 does so much more. Title IX requires gender equity for

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