Why have three decades of intensive national effort to reduce teen pregnancy not been more successful? Because for three decades, we have misunderstood.
Covenant House provides holistic care for young people experiencing homelessness, including parenting youth and, particularly, young moms and their babies. Yet, pregnant or parenting youth experiencing homelessness find there are few options for safe shelter and services for them.
An estimated 1.5 million unwed mothers were forced to give their Janet Mason Ellerby, who grew up in California, was also 16 in 1965 and.