H.R.5033 - Communities of Color Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Act of 2010111th Congress (2009-2010)
Summary: H.R.5033 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)
Introduced in House (04/15/2010)
Communities of Color Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Act of 2010 - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to award competitive grants to eligible entities for new and existing program interventions to provide youth in racial or ethnic minority or immigrant communities the information and skills needed to reduce teenage pregnancies and develop healthy relationships.
Directs the Secretary to award competitive grants to carry out multimedia campaigns to provide public education and increase public awareness regarding teenage pregnancy and related social and emotional issues.
Requires the Secretary, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to make grants for research on teenage pregnancy that includes: (1) investigating the incidence and prevalence of teenage pregnancy and births in racial and ethnic minority or immigrant communities; and (2) examining factors that lead to teenage pregnancy among youth in foster care or juvenile justice systems.