Hartford Teen Pregnancy
Prevention Initiative (HTPPI)
Hartford will be a community in which all youth will be educated and equipped to make informed decisions about their reproductive health and every young person is healthy and self-sufficient.
To reduce teen pregnancy rates, births, and STIs in the City of Hartford by 10% by 2015.
What is HTPPI?
- HTPPI is a 5-year grant funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Office of Adolescent Health to the City of Hartford Health and Human Services Department.
- The City of Hartford Health and Human Services, who is the lead agency, partnered with Planned Parenthood of Southern New England (PPSNE), and Connecticut Women's Education and Legal Fund (CWEALF) to assist in the initiative.
- HTPPI also consists of 2 advisory groups; the Youth Leadership Team (YLT) and the Community Action Team (CAT).
The initiative includes five areas of focus, which are:
- Implementation of evidence based programs
- Linking youth to clinical services
- Educating stakeholders
- Engaging and mobilizing the community, and
- Working with the context of a diverse community.
If you would like to get involved or learn more about HTPPI, please give us a call at 860.757.4730, we would love to hear from you and together, positively impact our community!
- Learn more about HHS and its partners
- Learn more about HTPPI and work tasked by CDC for each component
HTPPI is sponsering a Youth Art Contest. We are encouraging youth to show their creativity by creating artwork that depicts adolescent and reproductive health. The deadline is March 31 2015. For more information please click the links below: