Media Advisory: Youth to rally for health issues at NC General Assembly

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Who:        More than 200 youth and youth-serving professionals from across NC

What:       Adolescent Health Advocacy Day

When:      February 13, 2013; 10:00 am – noon

Where:    Auditorium, North Carolina General Assembly Legislative Building

More than 200 youth and youth-serving professionals will gather on Wednesday, February 13, to ask legislators to invest in preventative health programs. Adolescent Health Advocacy Day has been organized by the Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Campaign of North Carolina (APPCNC), with input from several youth health organizations. This year’s agenda addresses Student Well-Being and Mental Health, Access to Care, and Teen Pregnancy Prevention.

Issue papers can be viewed online:

Adolescent Well-Being and Mental Health

Access to Care

Teen Pregnancy Prevention



APPCNC is North Carolina’s nonprofit leader in preventing adolescent pregnancy through advocacy, collaboration and education. Learn more at

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:  Elizabeth Finley, Director of Strategic Communications,, Office: (919) 226-1880, Mobile: (919) 749-7309



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