Multnomah County Health Department

Portland, Oregon

Grantee Details

TPP Grantee Type: Optimally Changing the Map for Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP20 Tier 1) – 2020-2023
Annual Funding: $1,455,000

Program Summary

Project Name: Adolescents and Communities Together (ACT) 2020

Project Overview: Multnomah County Health Department and its partners will expand their Adolescents and Communities Together (ACT) teen pregnancy prevention project to promote optimal health among Multnomah County adolescents through a systems-thinking, youth-driven, and equity-focused approach by replicating effective curricula, Get Real and Positive Prevention PLUS, in schools and community settings. ACT 2020 will continue to strengthen community capacity and include and elevate youth as equal partners in program planning, implementation, and evaluation. The project will focus on preventing teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among Black/African American, Latinx, Native American, and Pacific Islander youth. ACT 2020 aims to serve 5,000 youth in year one and 15,000 youth each in year two and three for an annual average of 11,600 youth.

Community(ies) Served: Multnomah County School Districts (Centennial, David Douglas, Gresham-Barlow, Multnomah Educational Services District, Parkrose, Portland Public, and Reynolds); Participants of community-based organizations (Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon, Boys and Girls Club of Portland Metro, Latino Network, Native American Youth and Family Center, Self-Enhancement, Inc.)

Target Population: Youth 10-19; Black/African American, Latinx, Native American, and Pacific Islander youth

Geographic Area Served Urbanicity of Community: Multnomah County, OR (Urban and Suburban)

Average Anticipated Number of Youth Served Annually: 11,600

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