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Healthy Youth Act will be heard on May 14

 

BOSTON— On Tuesday, May 14th, parents, young people, educators, health care professionals, religious leaders, advocates, and other members of the community will testify before the Joint Committee on Education in support of An Act Relative to Healthy Youth. This bill would ensure that schools providing sexuality education use a comprehensive, medically-accurate, and age-appropriate curriculum.

WHAT: Hearing convened by the Joint Committee on Education on An Act Relative to Healthy Youth.

WHO: The following individuals will be available at the hearing to provide comment:

  • Gabrielle Newton, Boston University student advocate
  • Jason Zelesky, Associate Dean of Students, Clark University
  • Celia McLane, mother of 4, Cohasset

WHERE: Room A-1, State House, Boston

WHEN: Tuesday, May 14, 10:00 AM

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Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts is the largest freestanding reproductive health care provider and advocate in the state. For over 80 years PPLM has protected and promoted sexual and reproductive health and rights through clinical services, education and advocacy.  For more information, visit www.pplm.org.

Source

Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts

Contact

Alicia Johnson
Advocacy and Communications Coordinator
(617) 515-0531

Published

May 13, 2013